Horse meat scandal: the story so far...
THE horse meat scandal hit the headlines last month when Irish food inspectors revealed they had found it in frozen beefburgers made by UK and Republic of Ireland firms.
These were sold by chains such as Tesco, Iceland, Aldi and Lidl.
After that, stores and companies, including Findus and Nestle, withdrew ready meals containing beef after horse DNA was detected.
Whitbread and caterers Compass Group have also found horse DNA in beef products,
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Tests carried out under instructions from the Food Standards Agency led to 29 positive results in seven products that had already been identified and withdrawn.
Closer to home, Castell Howell Foods of Cross Hands this week confirmed it had contacted five customers that had received deliveries of a range of frozen cottage pies.
They said the move followed discussions with frozen ready meals supplier Oak Farm over the possibility of horse meat contamination.
Oak Farm launched an investigation, but also emphasised that all tests for equine DNA on products to date had tested negative.