More tests reveal 'horsemeat'

Several Welsh councils have withdrawn certain beef products from use in schools and care homes after a sample of frozen mince from an approved Newport-based supplier reportedly tested positive for horsemeat.

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Conservatives: Test council-run outlets urgently

Local authorities should be undertaking urgent investigations to reassure consumers that council-run food outlets have not been affected by the horsemeat scandal.

Parents will be especially keen to learn whether school canteens have inadvertently put horsemeat in meals.

A swift programme of testing can help establish the truth and hopefully reassure consumers of the quality of food being sold in Wales.

– Janet Finch-Saunders AM, Shadow Minister for Local Government

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