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Horsemeat scandal: Inside lab testing products

12 February 2013 Last updated at 13:52 GMT

As authorities across Europe continue to investigate how horsemeat came to be used as a substitute for beef in ready-made meals, there is also a renewed push to tests products for contamination.

Stephen Evans visited Eurofins Laboratory in Hamburg and spoke to Dr Bert Popping to find out more about how this is done.