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17/01/2013

Millions of beef burgers have been recalled from supermarket shelves as some are found to contain horse and pig DNA. Authorities in Ireland discovered the contamination, but the Irish Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney suspects that imported beef protein from the EU was to blame.
Philip Boucher-Hayes from the Irish broadcaster RTE tells Farming Today that the news is catastrophic for the Irish farming industry. Meanwhile, Shadow Secretary of State for the Environment Mary Creagh says it's a wake-up call, and believes that more testing needs to be introduced.
Presenter Anna Hill. Producer Ruth Sanderson.

14 minutes

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Thu 17 Jan 2013 05:45

The Shepherd's Life by James Rebanks

The Shepherd's Life

Powerful account of growing up in a farming family in the Lake District.

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