Tesco sacks Silvercrest as burger supplier
UPDATE: Tesco has said that following its own investigation it has decided to drop Monaghan meat processor Silvercrest as a supplier.
The Monaghan meat processor Silvercrest is coming under increasing pressure over the persistent horsemeat scandal.
Tesco decided to drop Silvercrest as a supplier of frozen burgers, representing business worth a reported €15 million, after tests showed one "beef" burger at Tesco had 29 per cent horsemeat.
And RTE has reported this evening that a second major customer, the British Co-operative chain, followed suit after it said its own tests had found 17.7 per cent horsemeat in...
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