Pork not found in halal burger

The makers of halal lamb burgers, that were withdrawn from schools in Leicester after a sample was said to contain pork, have said tests found no trace of pork.

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Assistant Mayor "appalled" by halal contamination

I am appalled by this situation. It is disgraceful that none of us can have confidence in the food we eat.

We regret any distress this will cause families and staff, and would like to reassure them that robust action is being taken to address this serious matter."

– Assistant Mayor of Leicester, Vi Dempster

Halal lamb burgers, manufactured by Paragon Quality Foods Limited, have been withdrawn from Leicester schools after tests revealed a sample contained pork.

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