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Should the US slaughter horses for meat and human consumption?

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is considering approving the slaughter of horses for meat and human consumption in the US for the first time since 2007.

Is there horse meat in Aldi’s frozen lasagne?

Aldi said it felt “angry and let down” by its French supplier Comigel after tests on Today’s Special frozen beef lasagne and Today’s Special frozen spaghetti bolognese found they contained between 30% and 100% horsemeat. Comigel, which also produced the contaminated Findus beef lasagnes, has blamed its suppliers.

Is horse meat really beef?

Three other Polish meat-processing plants were found to label horse meat as beef. (The Identigen and Eurofin laboratories are both accredited to the European Standard EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005 .) ^ a b c d “Findus beef lasagne contained up to 100% horsemeat, FSA says”.

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What is the horse meat controversy at Tesco?

The supermarket found itself at the centre of controversy on January 16 after it emerged horse meat had found its way into stores in both the UK and Ireland. The disclosure sparked a national outcry and 10 million burgers were taken off the shelves.

Is there horse meat in Aldi frozen meats?

Hamburger meat photo from Shutterstock. In the latest development in the horse meat scandal, the Aldi supermarket chain just announced that some of its frozen beef products were found to contain up to 100 percent horse meat.

Is it safe to eat frozen horse meat?

Aldi confirms up to 100% horsemeat in beef products. As David Cameron indicated that he would have no qualms about eating the sort of processed meat dishes that have been at the heart of the recent scare, authorities insisted there was no evidence that frozen food in general was a risk to human health.

Is there horse meat in your frozen lasagne?

These tests revealed that the “beef” in frozen lasagne and spaghetti Bolognese, made by French manufacturer Comigel, was up to 100% horse. Comigel supplied products to Tesco, Aldi and Findus. The investigations into how the horsemeat came to be in certain foods then unravelled across Europe.

What’s behind the beef on the High Street?

Behind beef products sold by famous high-street names we have uncovered a labyrinth of murky meat brokerage that stretches across borders, and takes in drug and horse smuggling, animal welfare abuses, and one of Europe’s richest beef tycoons.

Which supermarkets are buying more meat from the UK?

Winning back this trust saw many supermarkets commit to buying more British meat. Tesco, whose own brand burgers were found to contain 29% horsemeat, promised to tighten up their supply chain, source British meat and be more transparent about the supply of their products.

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Are Tesco’s frozen burgers made from horsemeat?

A Tesco spokesperson told Channel 4 News that 26 frozen burger lines have been recalled from the shelves until further notice as a precautionary measure – those which were found to contain horsemeat, and any other burgers produced at the North Yorkshire site that the horse and pig samples were traced back to.

Where does horse meat in frozen meals come from?

It was also revealed that some of the products sold had minced meat declared as beef that was 60–100% horse meat. The source of the horse meat was third party supplier Comigel, a French-headquartered frozen ready meal producer, from its subsidiary Tavola factory in Capellen, Luxembourg.

Does Lasagna have horse meat in it?

On 7 February 2013, Findus announced that in a sample of 18 beef lasagne products that it tested, 11 contained between 60% and 100% horse meat. It was also revealed that some of the products sold had minced meat declared as beef that was 60–100% horse meat.

Is there horse meat in your frozen beefburgers?

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) announced that horse meat had been found in frozen beefburgers at several Irish and British supermarkets, including Tesco, Asda, Dunnes Stores, Lidl, Aldi and Iceland. The FSAI conducted tests on a selection of beef and salami products with “best before” dates between June 2012 and March 2014.

Are Findus Beef Lasagne meals 100% horsemeat?

^ a b “Findus Beef Lasagne Meals 100% Horsemeat”. Sky News. 8 February 2013. Archived from the original on 11 April 2013. Retrieved 7 February 2013. ^ a b c “Horsemeat scandal: Don’t dump meat, says food minister”.

Is there horse meat in frozen food?

Some frozen food products sold in Britain were found to contain up to 100 per cent horsemeat. The Swedish company Findus withdrew its beef microwave meals from sale in the UK, France and Sweden. Aldi said that its tests demonstrated that the withdrawn products contained between 30% and 100% horse meat.

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Is there horse meat in Findus microwave meals?

The Swedish company Findus withdrew its beef microwave meals from sale in the UK, France and Sweden. Aldi said that its tests demonstrated that the withdrawn products contained between 30% and 100% horse meat. “This is completely unacceptable and like other affected companies, we feel angry and let down by our supplier.

How much horse DNA is in frozen beefburgers?

Tests in Ireland discovered three lines of frozen beefburgers contained up to 29% horse DNA from Poland. The retailer said its own investigations were consistent with the findings. Today it promised to set a “new standard”.

Are Tesco burgers made from horse DNA?

The Tesco burgers and those at Burger King, Co-op and Aldi that also tested positive for horse DNA were all made by the ABP group in its Silvercrest factory, in the border area of Ireland. ABP – the initials derive from Anglo-Irish Beef Processors – is the leading processor of cattle in Europe.

Where did the Horsemeat found in McDonald’s Burgers come from?

The Food Standards Agency now believes a “filler product” made from horsemeat and beef that was found in the contaminated burgers came from Poland.

Which supermarkets sell burgers with horse DNA in them?

The burgers were on sale in Tesco, Dunnes Stores, Lidl, Aldi and Iceland. A total of 27 products were analysed, with ten of them containing horse DNA, while 23 of them tested positive for pig DNA.

Why is there pig DNA in burgers?

Pork DNA that was quantified for burger products was found to be present at very low (trace) levels. The presence of pig DNA in these products could be due to the fact that meat from different animal species is processed in the same meat plants.