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The makers of halal lamb burgers, that were withdrawn from schools in Leicester after a sample was said to contain pork, have said tests found no trace of pork.

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Firm behind pork scare in halal burgers say no traces have been found

The makers of halal lamb burgers at the centre of a contamination scare in Leicester schools, say new tests show their products were completely pork free.

Paragon Quality Foods – based near Doncaster – say their reputation has been 'unfairly damaged' by the results of the tests carried out on behalf of Leicester City Council.

Their burgers were withdrawn from 24 schools in the city as a precaution earlier this month.

Mayor of Leicester, Peter Soulsby, said the council wil do additional tests.

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