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'No health risk' from beef products

11th February 2013

The government has said that all processed beef products are safe to eat, despite the ongoing horsemeat scandal, and that there is no health risk at this stage.

However, ministers have also warned shoppers to brace themselves for more unwelcome news over the crisis. Environment Secretary Owen Paterson said a criminal conspiracy may be behind the issue with legal action due to begin in Europe from the start of next week and reports from France suggested the problem had been pinned down to two abattoirs in Romania.


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Article Information

Title: 'No health risk' from beef products
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 23715
Date Added: 11th Feb 2013


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