Thursday, January 17, 2013

Horesemeat in Burgers Poses 'No Risk' to Food Safety

How does what happened pose "no risk" to people?  Even if you are unsure about toxicity in horse meat, how does different kinds of meat being mixed in with what you think you are buying, pose no risk?  It could be as simple as being allergic to the other kind of food.  If this can happen, what else is in our food that we don't know about?  ~Declan

Horsemeat in burgers poses 'no risk' to food safety

Watch full video message from Ireland's Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney HERE.

Horse DNA has been found in some beefburgers being sold in UK and Irish supermarkets, the Republic of Ireland's food safety authority has said.
The meat came from two processing plants in Ireland, Liffey Meats and Silvercrest Foods, and the Dalepak Hambleton plant in Yorkshire.
The burgers were on sale in Tesco and Iceland in the UK and Ireland. In the Republic of Ireland they were on sale in Dunnes Stores, Lidl, and Aldi.
Ireland's Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney, said the discovery posed ''no food safety risk''.

1 comment:

  1. Exactly. And, they aren't testing for drugs that would be found in horses only DNA. Who can we trust?