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Horsemeat: Compass and Whitbread find horse DNA in products

Catering giant Compass Group and Whitbread, one of Britain's largest hotel chains, have found horse DNA in products sold as beef, it has emerged.

Horsemeat has also been found in cottage pies supplied to 47 schools in Lancashire - they have been withdrawn.

But the Food Standards Agency says that after 2,501 fresh tests no new products have been identified as containing more than 1% horsemeat.

On Friday evening, FSA officials announced they had carried out three more raids on premises in England.

Fergus Walsh reports.

  • 15 Feb 2013
  • From the section UK
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