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A drug with cancer-causing potential might have entered the food chain through horse meat slaughtered in UK abattoirs, Labour has claimed. Two batches of beef burgers contaminated with horse DNA were produced at a food factory in North Yorkshire.

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Aldi stops selling burgers from North Yorkshire factory

Two batches of contaminated beef burgers were produced at Dalepak at Leeming Bar. Credit: ITV News

The supermarket Aldi says that it will no longer sell beefburgers from a factory in North Yorkshire where some were found to contain horsemeat.

The chain tested burgers made at the Dalepak plant for sale in its stores in the UK.

Some of the samples tested positive for tiny amounts of horse and pig DNA.

The supermarket has suspended its contract with the supplier.

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