Horse meat found in Tesco burgers Animal’s DNA in Aldi Lidl, & Iceland beef products January 16th, 2013 admin Latest News Shares Comments Horse meat found in Tesco burgers: Animal’s DNA also discovered in Lidl, Aldi and Iceland beef products Food giant Tesco yesterday (Tuesday 15th January 2013) launched an investigation into how horse meat got into its beefburgers. Shelves were cleared of all the store’s own brand burgers as a precaution after tests discovered the contaminated products. Continental suppliers were being blamed for this latest blunder. One sample of Tesco Everyday Value Beefburgers was around 29% horse meat. But Tesco bosses stressed the burgers posed no health risk. The products which tested positive were supplied by Liffey Meats and Silvercrest Foods in Ireland and on UK plant, Dalepak Hambleton in Yorkshire. All the burgers found with horse meat were sold in Ireland. There were also traces of pig. Tests on beef sold in Lidl, Aldi and Iceland uncovered horse and pork DNA. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected] – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Onthespot – your online reporter www.onthespotnews.co.uk Do you have a story to tell? Please text or phone 07930717137 or email [email protected] Follow OTS (Onthespot) on Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Related Comments comments!