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New Dutch beef contaminated with horse meat

The Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) has seized meat from a slaughterhouse in Gelderland in a preventive block. During a criminal investigation by the Intelligence and Investigation Service (IOD), horse DNA was found in four batches of beef scraps from the slaughterhouse. All consignments of meat (over 690 tons) that the slaughterhouse […]

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Food scares are merely tip of the iceberg

Product recalls and other food safety incidents reported to and by the Food Standards Agency are merely the tip of the iceberg, according to research performed by Trace One. While the general public is only aware of food recalls that affect major retailers or have wide-reaching consequences (such as the 2013 horse meat crisis), the […]

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