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Poll: Are you confident in Irish food production?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you confident in Irish food production?

Feb 5th 2013, 9:34 AM 8,411 Views 110 Comments

The horse meat controversy rumbles on but has it impacted on your confidence in Irish food production?

FSAI 'doesn't believe horse meat problems are elsewhere in the industry'
# Horse Burgers
# Horse Burgers

FSAI 'doesn't believe horse meat problems are elsewhere in the industry'

Feb 5th 2013, 9:10 AM 3,480 Views 15 Comments

Alan Reilly of the FSAI said that Polish authorities have not yet officially responded to the Irish investigation on the issue.

As horse meat scandal widens, Supermac's says its burgers are 100% Irish
# Horse Burgers
# Horse Burgers

As horse meat scandal widens, Supermac's says its burgers are 100% Irish

Feb 5th 2013, 8:12 AM 9,808 Views 43 Comments

Supermacs has officially commented on the issue, after it emerged that Rangeland Foods supplies it with beef.

Oireachtas committee may question ABP Food Group on horse meat
# Horse Meat
# Horse Meat

Oireachtas committee may question ABP Food Group on horse meat

Feb 4th 2013, 8:27 AM 2,712 Views 23 Comments

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.

Polish authorities find 'no evidence' of horse DNA at supplier
# Horse Burgers
# Horse Burgers

Polish authorities find 'no evidence' of horse DNA at supplier

Feb 1st 2013, 6:31 PM 9,881 Views 51 Comments

Poland’s veterinary authority says it can’t find any sign of horse meat in five out of six suppliers tested so far.

ABP: "We have let our customers down and we apologise"
# Horse Burgers
# Horse Burgers

ABP: "We have let our customers down and we apologise"

Jan 30th 2013, 3:43 PM 8,742 Views 39 Comments

The food company said it understood Tesco’s decision to stop sourcing meat from Silvercrest Foods.

The Evening Fix... now with added NYC seen from space
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added NYC seen from space

Jan 25th 2013, 7:54 PM 10,943 Views 5 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

New test results show no trace of horse DNA in Liffey Meat products
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

New test results show no trace of horse DNA in Liffey Meat products

Jan 22nd 2013, 8:29 AM 4,314 Views 12 Comments

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.

Use of Irish produce in restaurants important to 69% of people - survey
# Local Produce
# Local Produce

Use of Irish produce in restaurants important to 69% of people - survey

Jan 21st 2013, 2:00 PM 4,331 Views 15 Comments

The survey also shows that 66 per cent of people are prepared to complain about the quality of the food they are served.

Gas, Gardaí and Tiny Dancers: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Gas, Gardaí and Tiny Dancers: The week in numbers

Jan 19th 2013, 7:30 PM 8,872 Views 3 Comments

Just how popular IS the DublinBikes system? And how many spheres does a sex toy need to win approval from the ECJ?

Video: Here’s what happened when someone dressed as a horse went to Tesco
# Horsemeat
From The Daily Edge
# Horsemeat

Video: Here’s what happened when someone dressed as a horse went to Tesco

Jan 19th 2013, 7:19 PM 32,360 Views 0 Comments

This was bound to happen…

This is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

This is the week's news... skewed

Jan 19th 2013, 5:00 PM 5,503 Views 2 Comments

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…

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Jan 19th 2013, 11:00 AM 6,683 Views 19 Comments

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?

Goodman: Horse DNA tests could be contaminated 'by the air'
# Horse Meat
# Horse Meat

Goodman: Horse DNA tests could be contaminated 'by the air'

Jan 19th 2013, 9:44 AM 11,075 Views 73 Comments

The man behind Silvercrest Foods breaks his silence as Dutch authorities say they are investigating a possible source of DNA.

Oireachtas meeting on horse burgers delayed by new findings
# Horse Meat
# Horse Meat

Oireachtas meeting on horse burgers delayed by new findings

Jan 18th 2013, 5:43 PM 7,983 Views 35 Comments

TDs have decided to hold off on meeting to discuss the horse meat developments until all appropriate information is available.

Source of contaminated beef burgers identified, says ABP
# Burgers
# Burgers

Source of contaminated beef burgers identified, says ABP

Jan 18th 2013, 8:35 AM 13,845 Views 51 Comments

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,

Production halted at plant as department confirms equine DNA found
# Horse Meat
# Horse Meat

Production halted at plant as department confirms equine DNA found

Jan 17th 2013, 10:02 PM 14,481 Views 62 Comments

All production has been suspended at the Silvercrest plant in County Monaghan “with immediate effect.”

Dept: Food investigations 'dealt with on case-by-case basis'
# Horse Meat
# Horse Meat

Dept: Food investigations 'dealt with on case-by-case basis'

Jan 17th 2013, 12:53 PM 3,934 Views 13 Comments

The FSAI and Department of Agriculture deal with such investigations on a case-by-case basis, it was confirmed today.

David Cameron call for investigation into horse meat
# Horse Meat
# Horse Meat

David Cameron call for investigation into horse meat

Jan 16th 2013, 3:05 PM 9,512 Views 41 Comments

However the British Prime Minister said ultimately retailers have to be responsible for what they sell and where it came from.

Gilmore clarifies when government found out about 'horse burgers'
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Gilmore clarifies when government found out about 'horse burgers'

Jan 16th 2013, 12:45 PM 8,901 Views 59 Comments

The Tánaiste told the Dáil that the first samples were collected for testing in mid-November and full results were received last Friday.

12 of the best puns anyone has ever made about horse burgers
# Stable Diet
From The Daily Edge
# Stable Diet

12 of the best puns anyone has ever made about horse burgers

Jan 16th 2013, 11:40 AM 53,187 Views 98 Comments

Can you do better?

Poll: Will the horse meat controversy stop you from buying beef burgers?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will the horse meat controversy stop you from buying beef burgers?

Jan 16th 2013, 9:52 AM 14,772 Views 164 Comments

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?

Updated: Horse and pig DNA found in supermarket beef burgers
# Horse Meat
# Horse Meat

Updated: Horse and pig DNA found in supermarket beef burgers

Jan 15th 2013, 8:12 PM 83,013 Views 368 Comments

There were also traces of pig DNA in some of the samples taken by the FSAI.

Thousands of thoroughbred horses slaughtered 'for meat'
# Recession
# Recession

Thousands of thoroughbred horses slaughtered 'for meat'

Mar 17th 2011, 11:15 AM 2,097 Views 0 Comments

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.