This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site you consent to our use of cookies unless you have disabled them.

eMag | Directory | TNT Travel Show 2017 | Events Search | TNT Jobs

Just when you thought the BBQ gee-gee story had rounded the bend, Waitrose has pulled beefburgers from the shelves – a bit slow out of the gates? – just in case they’ve got horse meat in them.

The upmarket supermarket said in a statement that it had stopped selling frozen burgers made by Dalepak, one of the firms found to have had unauthorised horse in some products.

An estimated 10 million burgers have been taken from sale in the UK and Ireland since some lines in Tesco, Aldi, Lidl and Iceland were found to have horsemeat.

Despite the precautions taken, Waitrose say their burgers are 100 per cent “moo” and nought per cent “neigh”.

"We are 100% confident in the integrity of our supply chain," it said. "The ingredients in our burgers are simple with all meat traceable back to British farms that we know.”

Image via Getty


Shutting the stable door after horsemeat burger has bolted? Waitrose pulls Dalepak burgers 'as a precaution'
Digital Mag

Latest News

Stay connected on social networks
Like us on Facebook
Follow TNT on Twitter