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Bernd Biege

Warning - Dodgy Beefburgers

By January 16, 2013

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Anybody visiting Ireland and using self-catering accommodation may want to avoid supermarket beefburgers and ready-made meals at the moment - a food scandal rocks the shelves. When testing what should have been beef ingredients, researchers found large amounts of horse and pig DNA. While not being a health risk, this is not good news. Eating horse-meat is traditionally being frowned upon in Ireland while the Jewish and Muslim communities cannot be happy about the pork in the burgers and meals. Solution? Go veggie, avoid ready-made products and minced meats ... or buy from a Halal butcher. Investigations are ongoing ...

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