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Horsemeat scandal: Birds Eye withdraws UK ready meals

Birds Eye has withdrawn three beef ready meals from supermarkets in the UK and Ireland as a precaution after horse DNA was found in a product in Belgium.

Birds Eye said its chilli con carne had tested positive for 2% horse DNA.

The news comes as the Food Standards Agency prepares to announce results of its latest tests into the contamination of processed beef products.

The BBC's Ben Ando has more.

  • 22 Feb 2013
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