Breakthrough on burger tests

The latest DNA testing in the horsemeat scandal has seen a "significant breakthrough", with results pointing to imported ingredients as the source of the contamination.

27th January, 2013

The latest DNA testing in the horsemeat scandal has seen a "significant breakthrough", *writes Niamh Connolly, * with results still pointing to imported ingredients as the source of the horsemeat contamination found in burgers produced at the ABP-owned facility in Monaghan.

The investigation is now following a definite line of inquiry with much progress made in the past 24 hours. While testing continued late yesterday evening, the evidence so far still indicated that the source of...

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