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28/02/2013 15:02

All ingredients of beef origin have been tested for equine DNA and were confirmed clear. In addition to the DNA testing, we also contracted an accredited lab to carry out further testing on our chicken, beef and pork products to confirm the species of meat and to ensure that no cross...

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Industry
28/02/2013 15:02

Since news of the first case broke on 16th January 2013 Brakes have been working actively on the issue of meat adulteration.
Brakes can confirm that we have now completed the first phase of testing for Brakes brand products containing beef and have submitted our second list of results to...

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Industry
25/02/2013 11:02

Since the first discovery of horsemeat in some beef products produced by a number of manufactures and retailers, we have been DNA testing all our own beef products.

Regrettably, we have found one product, Chilli Con Carne, sold in Belgium and produced for us by Frigilunch N.V. has...

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Industry
21/02/2013 18:02

LACA’s Welsh Region held its 2013 awards night recently at Vale Resort Hotel where a glittering ‘Hollywood’ style evening helped the 11 category winners and runners-up celebrate in Oscars fashion.

Master of Ceremonies on the night was Stuart Long of MKN and afterwards LACA's National...

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Industry
21/02/2013 10:02

Over the past few weeks  there has been widespread media coverage regarding the discovery of horse meat DNA found in burgers and processed beef products, both in the UK and Ireland, and across several European countries.

At Karro Hull & Stoke we source meat raw materials from sites...

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Industry
21/02/2013 10:02

Dear Customer
Further to the recent press surrounding cross contamination of beef and/or Halal chicken products, I wanted to detail to you the processes and procedures that we have in place to ensure the safety and quality of our products.  We can confirm that we do not have supply...

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Industry
20/02/2013 16:02

Following the FSA announcement on horsemeat testing results,  3663 can confirm that we have now received all the test results for 3663 own brand products containing comminuted beef and that all of these have come back negative for the presence of horsemeat.

We continue to compile all the...

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Industry
20/02/2013 16:02

Background - The standards and integrity of Birds Eye products are our highest priority. We place the needs and safety of our consumers at the heart of everything we do. All of our meat sourcing and production standards meet and exceed all EU legal requirements and we regularly...

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Industry
18/02/2013 11:02

Medical professionals – from surgeons and psychiatrists to paediatricians and GPs – have set out their recommendations for tackling obesity in a report published today by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (AoMRC).

Called ‘Measuring Up: The Medical Profession's Prescription for the...

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Industry
15/02/2013 10:02

The Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) has prepared a briefing covering issues that affect school caterers in relation to horsemeat and how they buy meat products.

The organisation says caterers can use it also to reassure parents, head teachers and school governors about...

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