Horse Meat: Birds Eye Test Burgers At Lowestoft Factory

Birds Eye has told Heart they have tested meat products made at their site in Lowestoft, Suffolk, but no traces of horse DNA has been found.

The food giant withdrew spaghetti bolognese, shepherd's pie and lasagnes from supermarket shelves in the UK after horse DNA was found in its chilli con carne in Belgium. They're pulling the other products because they're made by the same supplier.

Speaking to Heart, the company said they had tested products for horse DNA at their factory in Lowestoft and results had come back negative.  And that the factory based in north Suffolk doesn't make any of the products found to be affected.

They said burgers made in Lowestoft are for the UK market, and have all tested negative.

The company said they would continue to check their products.

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