Come to Britian it's in our burgers and lasagnes!!!!http://www.guardian.co.u...candal-unfolded-timeline
Full story below16 January
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland says beefburgers with traces of equine DNA, including one product classed as 29% horse, are being supplied to supermarkets by Silvercrest Foods in Ireland and Dalepak Hambleton in Yorkshire, subsidiaries of the ABP Food Group.
Ten million suspect burgers are taken off the shelves, including by Tesco, Lidl, Aldi, Iceland and Dunnes Stores.
A third company, Liffey meats, based in County Cavan, Ireland, is also found to be supplying products to supermarkets with traces of horse DNA.17 January
The ABP Food Group suspends work at its Silvercrest Foods plant in Co Monaghan, Ireland, until further notice.
Sainsbury's, Asda and the Co-op withdraw some frozen products as a precaution.23 January
Burger King, which is supplied burgers by ABP Food Group, switches to another supplier as a precautionary measure.25 January
The department of agriculture in Ireland reveals it has taken more than 130 samples of burgers and ingredients in the past week from the Silvercrest facility.
Meanwhile, Waitrose removes a range of frozen burgers made by Dalepak but says its burgers have been tested and are 100% beef.
The Food Standards Agency says tests at a Dalepak plant in North Yorkshire have found no traces of meat contaminated with horse or pork DNA.
Tesco drops Silvercrest as a supplier, saying it used meat in its products that did not come from a list of approved suppliers and was from outside the UK and Ireland.30 January
Irish authorities say they believe "filler product" made from horsemeat and beef found in contaminated burgers came from Poland.31 January
Burger King reveals its burgers were contaminated by horsemeat.4 February
Production at a second meat supplier, Rangeland Foods in Co Monaghan, is suspended after 75% equine DNA is found in raw ingredients, the Irish department of agriculture confirms.
The department calls in police to aid its investigation, which includes possible fraud.
ABP Food Group is estimated to have lost €45m (£38m) in contracts.5 February
Frozen meat at the Freeza Meats company in Newry, Northern Ireland, is found to contain 80% horsemeat, the Food Standards Agency Northern Ireland says. It is potentially linked to the Silvercrest factory in the Republic of Ireland. Asda withdraws products supplied by Freeza Meats.6 February
Tesco and Aldi withdraw frozen spaghetti and lasagne meals produced by the French food supplier Comigel following concerns about its Findus beef lasagne.7 February
The Food Standards Agency reveals a second case of "gross contamination" after some Findus UK beef lasagnes are found to contain up to 100%
horsemeat. The products were made by Comigel.
The authority believes "criminal activity" is to blame and orders food companies to test their beef products.
Tesco and Aldi remove ready meals produced by Comigel from their shelves.