Horse Meat

Hilton may emerge stronger from the horsemeat adulteration scandal, said Shore Capital

Hilton Food expects to benefit from horsemeat scandal

By Rick Pendrous

Meat packer Hilton Food Group, which supplies retailers such as Tesco, is expected to ride out the recent horsemeat contamination issue unscathed, following publication of its preliminary results for 2012 which showed sales up 5% to £1bn.

Owen Paterson is to meet food industry leaders today to discuss consumer confidence in beef

DEFRA accused of ‘disembowelling’ FSA over horse meat

By Mike Stones

The blame game over who was responsible for the deepening horse meat crisis intensified over the weekend, as a former chief adviser accused the government of “disembowelling” the Food Standards Agency (FSA), while the boss of supermarket chain Iceland...

Sources close to the Prime Minister spoke out against the retailers’ silence on horse meat

Supermarkets under fire from PM for horse ‘silence’

By Mike Stones

Sources close to the Prime Minister have slammed supermarkets for their “silence” over the horse meat scandal, as the Food Standards Agency (FSA) prepared to release results of widespread meat testing on Friday (February 15).

Horse meat contaminated with the drug phenylbutazone was sold into the food chain overseas, admitted the FSA

Drug contaminated horse meat WAS sold for food

By Mike Stones

Food safety watchdog the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has admitted that five horses which tested positive for the veterinary drug phenylbutazone – claimed by Labour to be a carcinogen – were exported to France for food last year.

Horsegate: 'The events of the past few days have severely undermined confidence in the UK food industry,' said the NFU

Beef burger horse meat scandal ‒ in quotes

By Mike Stones

Prime minister David Cameron, Sir Paul McCartney and Tim Smith, Tesco’s group technical director and former Food Standards Agency boss, all feature in this collection of quotes about the discovery of horse and pig DNA in beef burgers sold by Tesco, Iceland...

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