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Irish beef products pass all EU horsemeat tests

Irish beef was given a clean bill of health after EU-wide testing for equine DNA in beef products, according to the Department of Agriculture.

16th April, 2013
In Ireland, all of the results of the 50 DNA tests on Irish beef products under the EU programme were negative.

Irish beef was given a clean bill of health after EU-wide testing for equine DNA in beef products, according to the Department of Agriculture.

4,144 tests were carried out under the equine DNA programme across the EU and 193 of these were positive. In Ireland, all of the results of the 50 DNA tests on Irish beef products under the EU programme were negative.

In addition there were 7,951 tests reported for equine DNA carried out by food...

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