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Horse meat contamination

Greencore, a prepared meals processor in Bradley Stoke, South Glos, has found horse DNA in bolognese sauce it makes for ASDA. The product has now been withdrawn. The horse meat scandal is benefiting the fresh meat industry.

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Abattoir owner speaks out about bute findings

The owner of a Somerset abattoir business caught up in the horsemeat scandal has denied doing anything wrong.

Tests revealed horses slaughtered by Stephen Potter contained a potentially harmful painkiller. He claims carcasses were being passed off as beef as long as 12 months ago and that a complete overhaul of the system which regulates the industry is needed.

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