Meat factory ceases production following burger tests

first_img Pinterest Twitter Google+ NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp The organisation representing sheep and cattle farmers here says the burger controversy raises questions about the use of imported ingredients in Irish products.Silvercrest, one of the Irish factories at the centre of the burger controversy has suspended production at it’s plant today after tests were carried out there.Of the seven samples of raw ingredients tested, one was positive for equine DNA – and came from another EU member state.All ingredients in the production of the burgers sourced from Irish suppliers were negative.General Secretary of the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers Association Eddie Punch says the controversy has raised a number of questions:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/09punc.mp3[/podcast] Meat factory ceases production following burger tests Facebookcenter_img Previous articleBig names kick off Derry’s year as City of Culture with huge concertNext articleTravellers group shocked, saddened and outraged at Councillor’s comments News Highland 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published WhatsApp Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny Facebook News Twitter By News Highland – January 18, 2013 last_img

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