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Seven locations searched by Gardaí as part of horsemeat investigation
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

Seven locations searched by Gardaí as part of horsemeat investigation

Jun 6th 2019, 11:44 AM 59,045 Views 50 Comments

Searches took place across the country as part of an ongoing Garda investigation into horsemeat sales.

7,748 horses slaughtered for meat last year, with 64,074 horses slaughtered since 2012
# Human Consumption
# Human Consumption

7,748 horses slaughtered for meat last year, with 64,074 horses slaughtered since 2012

Apr 15th 2018, 7:00 AM 28,917 Views 47 Comments

They are exported to the continent for human consumption.

London businessman found guilty of selling horsemeat labelled as beef for profit
# Fraud
# Fraud

London businessman found guilty of selling horsemeat labelled as beef for profit

Jul 26th 2017, 10:52 PM 20,229 Views 23 Comments

The businessman was found guilty of fraud after relabelling horsemeat mixed with beef as 100% beef.

How did Ireland's horsemeat scandal spark a Europe-wide investigation?
# Explainer
# Explainer

How did Ireland's horsemeat scandal spark a Europe-wide investigation?

Jul 17th 2017, 8:24 AM 13,832 Views 28 Comments

Over the weekend, Spanish authorities dismantled an organised crime group that trades horsemeat illegally.

New laws are coming in to cut 'food fraud' and prevent another horsemeat scandal
# Hold Your Horses
# Hold Your Horses

New laws are coming in to cut 'food fraud' and prevent another horsemeat scandal

Apr 3rd 2017, 10:58 AM 10,667 Views 16 Comments

But the EU plan stops short of replicating Ireland’s country-of-origin labelling system.

Take a break and say goodbye to this childhood classic...
# Crispy Pancakes
# Crispy Pancakes

Take a break and say goodbye to this childhood classic...

Feb 1st 2016, 11:59 AM 32,600 Views 25 Comments

… don’t worry though. They’ll be coming back under a different name.

'A true master of deception': Horsemeat trader jailed in Netherlands
# Beef Scandal
# Beef Scandal

'A true master of deception': Horsemeat trader jailed in Netherlands

Apr 7th 2015, 2:00 PM 11,181 Views 6 Comments

Willy Selten has protested his innocence.

Court verdict for meat trader who claims he was "hung out" during horsemeat scandal
# Defamation
# Defamation

Court verdict for meat trader who claims he was "hung out" during horsemeat scandal

Nov 14th 2014, 8:25 AM 8,812 Views 0 Comments

McAdam Food Products is suing ABP foods for alleged defamation.

Who you gonna call? The Department of Agriculture Investigations Division
# Catchy
# Catchy

Who you gonna call? The Department of Agriculture Investigations Division

Oct 1st 2014, 4:45 PM 10,359 Views 17 Comments

The new unit will bring the department’s investigations unit under one banner.

Lamb kebabs found to contain no... lamb
# Not Again
# Not Again

Lamb kebabs found to contain no... lamb

Jul 24th 2014, 11:59 AM 38,154 Views 71 Comments

It’s alright though lads, there was no horsemeat.

Leaving Cert students asked question on horsemeat scandal
# Food For Thought
# Food For Thought

Leaving Cert students asked question on horsemeat scandal

Jun 10th 2014, 10:48 PM 19,608 Views 38 Comments

They were also asked about the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, a question which may have thrown students as it is not a compulsory disorder on the syllabus.

Simon Coveney says rotting meat claims are wrong and have been 'hyped up'
# Cold Storage
# Cold Storage

Simon Coveney says rotting meat claims are wrong and have been 'hyped up'

Feb 28th 2014, 11:12 AM 8,075 Views 36 Comments

A Polish report detailed ‘green and rotting meat’ in a Monaghan food plant but the meat in question had been removed from storage for testing according to the Minister.

Polish investigators find 'green and rotting meat' in Monaghan food plant
# War Of Words
# War Of Words

Polish investigators find 'green and rotting meat' in Monaghan food plant

Feb 25th 2014, 10:31 AM 17,515 Views 37 Comments

The Department of Agriculture and the ABP Food Group say that the meat was being stored for inspection and could never have entered the supply chain.

Over 3,000 horses seized over welfare concerns last year
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Over 3,000 horses seized over welfare concerns last year

Jan 4th 2014, 2:29 PM 8,424 Views 61 Comments

At least 500 more horses had to be rescued in 2013 compared to 2012 figures.

21 people arrested in French horsemeat probe
# Sanofi
# Sanofi

21 people arrested in French horsemeat probe

Dec 16th 2013, 6:28 PM 9,293 Views 12 Comments

This case follows claims that horsemeat which was used to manufacture anti-rabies serum ended up in food chain.

Bangladesh tragedy and horsemeat scandal put ethics on consumer radar
# Reputation
# Reputation

Bangladesh tragedy and horsemeat scandal put ethics on consumer radar

Oct 8th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,338 Views 6 Comments

About seven in ten Irish adults consider a company’s reputation before buying its products or services, according to a new survey.

ABP takes legal action against Polish food supplier over horsemeat scandal
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

ABP takes legal action against Polish food supplier over horsemeat scandal

Sep 12th 2013, 4:24 PM 6,026 Views 16 Comments

The meat processing company says the Polish food supplier was in breach of contract.

Two arrested in Britain over horsemeat scandal
# Horse Burgers
# Horse Burgers

Two arrested in Britain over horsemeat scandal

Aug 29th 2013, 9:50 PM 7,237 Views 15 Comments

Police said the men – whose nationalities were not revealed – were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to defraud.

Iceland forced to withdraw ad that claimed Irish food authority was "unaccredited"
# Horsemeat Scandal
# Horsemeat Scandal

Iceland forced to withdraw ad that claimed Irish food authority was "unaccredited"

Aug 21st 2013, 8:41 AM 17,263 Views 40 Comments

The British Advertising Standards Authority said that an ad that claimed horse meat had not been found in Iceland’s burgers “denigrated” the Food Safety Authority of Ireland.

Meat trader takes legal action against ABP over horsemeat scandal
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

Meat trader takes legal action against ABP over horsemeat scandal

Aug 16th 2013, 9:14 AM 5,663 Views 0 Comments

McAdam Food Products claims it was defamed by the Larry Goodman-owned firm.

Minister to meet with Tipperary food firm as 104 jobs go in plant closure
# Dawn Fresh Foods
# Dawn Fresh Foods

Minister to meet with Tipperary food firm as 104 jobs go in plant closure

Aug 2nd 2013, 10:00 PM 11,573 Views 46 Comments

Dawn Fresh Foods is closing its plant in Fethard, Co Tipperary with the loss of over 100 jobs by the end of this year.

Coveney: Horsemeat scandal a result of bad management, not illegal management
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

Coveney: Horsemeat scandal a result of bad management, not illegal management

Jul 18th 2013, 6:45 AM 3,658 Views 27 Comments

In an interview with TheJournal.ie, Coveney said that his department has handed information to authorities in other countries and that he expects them to pursue prosecutions.

Just one prosecution being sought over horsemeat scandal
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

Just one prosecution being sought over horsemeat scandal

Jul 16th 2013, 7:59 AM 5,693 Views 28 Comments

Minister Simon Coveney says he is not going to court unless he knows he can win.

Column: Growing distrust towards European regulators shows we need evidence-based policy making
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Growing distrust towards European regulators shows we need evidence-based policy making

Jun 10th 2013, 7:00 AM 21 Views 7 Comments

The BSE crisis in the UK, the tainted blood scandal in France and the recent horse meat fiasco are just some of the scandals that have hit Europe. But the response to public outcry, unfortunately, usually throws science out the window, writes Prof Rangar Lofsted.

Burger King returns to 100% Irish beef
# Burger King
# Burger King

Burger King returns to 100% Irish beef

May 22nd 2013, 12:01 PM 12,530 Views 27 Comments

The fast food restaurant chain ended its partnership with ABP Group earlier this year because of the horsemeat scandal.

Convenience food sales up for Greencore despite horsemeat scandal
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

Convenience food sales up for Greencore despite horsemeat scandal

May 21st 2013, 8:38 AM 3,355 Views 13 Comments

The firm, run by Minister Simon Coveney’s brother, was caught up in the scandal when one of its products was found to have equine DNA.

Equine database set up following horsemeat scandal
# Equine Database
# Equine Database

Equine database set up following horsemeat scandal

May 5th 2013, 12:00 PM 4,032 Views 10 Comments

Minister Simon Coveney also wants tighter controls on the movement of horses.

Here is the week in news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here is the week in news... skewed

Apr 20th 2013, 10:00 AM 7,941 Views 17 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: making it easier for everyone to be insolvent; Alan Shatter’s beliebers; Quinnsolvency and waking up the Troika in the middle of the night…

Ikea may still sell horsemeat tainted meatballs
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

Ikea may still sell horsemeat tainted meatballs

Apr 17th 2013, 7:15 AM 7,228 Views 19 Comments

The meatballs would only be sold or given away in Sweden, however. The company has said that Ikea stores in other countries would have to follow local rules and regulations.

The Evening Fix...now with added rock 'n' roll billboards
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added rock 'n' roll billboards

Apr 16th 2013, 7:46 PM 9,228 Views 1 Comment

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

EU horsemeat tests put Ireland in the clear
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

EU horsemeat tests put Ireland in the clear

Apr 16th 2013, 5:46 PM 5,281 Views 9 Comments

All beef samples tested negative for horse DNA though one horse carcase was found to have traces of bute and is now under investigation.

European Commission expected to publish horsemeat test results today
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

European Commission expected to publish horsemeat test results today

Apr 16th 2013, 8:31 AM 2,423 Views 2 Comments

The results were to be submitted to the commission by yesterday, 15 April, and are expected to be published today.

Irish firm among hundreds hit by new horsemeat scandal in the Netherlands
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

Irish firm among hundreds hit by new horsemeat scandal in the Netherlands

Apr 10th 2013, 7:14 PM 10,891 Views 25 Comments

Earlier the Netherlands’ food safety agency said that a Dutch supplier may have distributed as much as 50,000 tonnes of contaminated beef to companies across Europe.

Bute found in Asda's corned beef product
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

Bute found in Asda's corned beef product

Apr 9th 2013, 9:41 PM 15,261 Views 61 Comments

The supermarket said testing revealed “very low levels” of the drug.

Horsemeat scandal to play 'significant role' in Irish food business growth
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

Horsemeat scandal to play 'significant role' in Irish food business growth

Apr 9th 2013, 11:45 AM 5,295 Views 6 Comments

A new Europe-wide focus on labelling and traceability could increase turnover for these businesses over the next year, according to a new report.

Video: How does the food safety inspection process work in Ireland?
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Video: How does the food safety inspection process work in Ireland?

Mar 30th 2013, 8:15 AM 5,937 Views 16 Comments

There are around 50,000 food points of sale in the country with just 300 inspectors to ensure that they meet food safety standards.

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