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# Horse Meat

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# Your Say
Poll: Are you confident in Irish food production?
The horse meat controversy rumbles on but has it impacted on your confidence in Irish food production?
# horse burgers
FSAI 'doesn't believe horse meat problems are elsewhere in the industry'
Alan Reilly of the FSAI said that Polish authorities have not yet officially responded to the Irish investigation on the issue.
# horse burgers
As horse meat scandal widens, Supermac's says its burgers are 100% Irish
Supermacs has officially commented on the issue, after it emerged that Rangeland Foods supplies it with beef.
# Horse Meat
Oireachtas committee may question ABP Food Group on horse meat
The head of the committee, Fine Gael TD Andrew Doyle, said that they will decide tomorrow on whether ABP will be questioned on the issue.
# horse burgers
Polish authorities find 'no evidence' of horse DNA at supplier
Poland’s veterinary authority says it can’t find any sign of horse meat in five out of six suppliers tested so far.
# horse burgers
ABP: "We have let our customers down and we apologise"
The food company said it understood Tesco’s decision to stop sourcing meat from Silvercrest Foods.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added NYC seen from space
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Horsemeat
New test results show no trace of horse DNA in Liffey Meat products
A range of beef burgers sampled by the Department of Agriculture from products manufactured by Liffey Meats between 10 to 16 January 2013 have tested negative for equine DNA.
# local produce
Use of Irish produce in restaurants important to 69% of people - survey
The survey also shows that 66 per cent of people are prepared to complain about the quality of the food they are served.
# Prime Numbers
Gas, Gardaí and Tiny Dancers: The week in numbers
Just how popular IS the DublinBikes system? And how many spheres does a sex toy need to win approval from the ECJ?
# Horsemeat
Video: Here’s what happened when someone dressed as a horse went to Tesco
This was bound to happen…
# Not the News
This is the week's news... skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Horse burgers, how politicians ignored on social media may suffer low self-esteem, and the possibility that Lance Armstrong may be telling the truth…
# you told us
Top readers' comments of the week
Here’s our round-up of the best, the most popular and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?
# Horse Meat
Goodman: Horse DNA tests could be contaminated 'by the air'
The man behind Silvercrest Foods breaks his silence as Dutch authorities say they are investigating a possible source of DNA.
# Horse Meat
Oireachtas meeting on horse burgers delayed by new findings
TDs have decided to hold off on meeting to discuss the horse meat developments until all appropriate information is available.
# Burgers
Source of contaminated beef burgers identified, says ABP
The company said it believed it had “established the source of the contaminated material to one of these two suppliers” following yesterday evening’s Department of Agriculture results,
# Horse Meat
Production halted at plant as department confirms equine DNA found
All production has been suspended at the Silvercrest plant in County Monaghan “with immediate effect.”
# Horse Meat
Dept: Food investigations 'dealt with on case-by-case basis'
The FSAI and Department of Agriculture deal with such investigations on a case-by-case basis, it was confirmed today.
# Horse Meat
David Cameron call for investigation into horse meat
However the British Prime Minister said ultimately retailers have to be responsible for what they sell and where it came from.
# Leaders' Questions
Gilmore clarifies when government found out about 'horse burgers'
The Tánaiste told the Dáil that the first samples were collected for testing in mid-November and full results were received last Friday.
# stable diet
12 of the best puns anyone has ever made about horse burgers
Can you do better?
# Your Say
Poll: Will the horse meat controversy stop you from buying beef burgers?
An inquiry has been launched to find out why 10 beef burger products tested positive for horse DNA. Does this turn you off buying beef burgers?
# Horse Meat
Updated: Horse and pig DNA found in supermarket beef burgers
There were also traces of pig DNA in some of the samples taken by the FSAI.
# Recession
Thousands of thoroughbred horses slaughtered 'for meat'
Some 4,600 thoroughbred horses have been slaughtered to be sold as meat in countries like France and Belgium because their owners can no longer afford to care for them.