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Food Safety Authority of Ireland

“The causes of these two problems are therefore likely to be different…”

Thu 17 January 2013, 8:41pm

Tweet The Food Safety Authority of Ireland is conducting further tests at two Irish meat processing factories following the recent identification of pig and horse DNA in a range of beef-based products.  The UK’s Food Standards Agency is also investigating further.  And there’s been a statement from the Northern Ireland Agriculture Minister, Sinn Féin’s Michelle O’Neill. Commenting on […] more »

“In Ireland, it is not in our culture to eat horsemeat and therefore, we do not expect to find it in a burger…”

Tue 15 January 2013, 8:51pm

Tweet So, what did you have for dinner…  The BBC reports the headline findings of the snapshot survey by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland of some beef-based products on sale in Ireland.  From the BBC report Horse DNA has been found in some beef burgers being sold in UK and Irish supermarkets, the Republic […] more »

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