In a study carried out by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland, it was found that:
Burgers which tested positive are all available at all the main supermarkets here.A NUMBER OF beef burger products, on sale at various supermarkets across the country, have tested positive for horse DNA. Out of 27 beef burger products analysed, 10 tested positive for horse DNA, while 23 tested positive for pig DNA.
However, this takes the biscuit:
Horse and pig DNA found in supermarket beef burgers · TheJournal.ieHowever, in one sample from Tesco, the level of DNA indicated that horsemeat accounted for approximately 29 per cent relative to the beef content.
Why are these companies putting meat from other animals into our food?