A plot to pass off horsemeat as beef unravelled when horse identification chips were found in the meat in a surprise inspection, a court has been told.
Mon, 10 Jul, 2017
Horsemeat weighing 40kg (88lb) has been sold to shoppers in the UK while wrongly labelled as beef, the country's Food Standards Agency said.
Fri, 22 Mar, 2013
Farmers could end up the fall guys because of the horsemeat scandal in the North, it has been claimed.
Mon, 18 Feb, 2013
The Standing Committee of the Food Chain and Animal Health with experts from EU countries met to approve the series of tests proposed by agriculture ministers earlier this week as the horsemeat controversy widened further yesterday.
Sat, 16 Feb, 2013
Catering company Compass said today that Irish sites where it operates had been supplied with burgers from Rangeland - an Irish processor found to have had two consignments of meat with horse DNA.
Fri, 15 Feb, 2013
Some burgers manufactured by Monaghan meat processor Rangeland Foods for the British wholesale and catering trade contained up to 30% horsemeat, according to tests.
Rangeland Foods is withdrawing some batches of burgers after they tested positive in the UK for between 5-30% horsemeat, the Food Safety Authority of Ireland has confirmed.
Thu, 14 Feb, 2013
Rangeland Foods has re-commenced production after consulting with the Department of Agriculture.
Thu, 07 Feb, 2013
The owner of McAdams Foods, the Monaghan company at the centre of the horsemeat controversy, has said he sourced products from Poland after clients requested lower-cost material.
Wed, 06 Feb, 2013
The Irish beef trader named as the supplier of horsemeat by ABP Food Group has said he is confident of being fully exonerated when investigations are complete.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has committed to resolving the horse meat crisis after food safety chiefs warned of fraudsters drip-feeding contaminated product into the food chain.
Tue, 05 Feb, 2013
Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney will brief a parliamentary committee on the horse meat controversy today after a second processing plant tested positive for equine DNA.
The Garda Fraud Squad has been called in to investigate the deepening horsemeat scandal after beef product at a Monaghan processing plant was found to contain 75% equine DNA.
Supermacs has confirmed tonight that it buys its beef burgers from Rangeland Foods.
Mon, 04 Feb, 2013
A second Irish meat processing plant has tested positive for traces of horse meat.
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