All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘horse meat found in burgers’

Horse Meat in School Meals Found in the U.K.

The U.K.‘s Food Standards Agency (FSA) today revealed that horse meat was found during the DNA testing of beef products. The beef products tested would have been found in school and restaurant meals. The DNA testing, so far, covers 2,501 samples. Of these, 29 of the samples were found to be positive for presence of horse DNA at or above …

Read More

Horsemeat Found In Burgers Prompts Investigation

Studies done on beef products sold in Ireland have shown that many of the most popular store-bought brands test positive for horse DNA. Although authorities believe there’s no health risk involved, they say the inclusion of unfamiliar DNA does make it harder to trace what ingredients have entered the food chain to produce the final product. The Food Safety Authority …

Read More