Schools and care homes pass horsemeat tests

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MEAT in council-run schools and care homes in the borough has been deemed safe to eat in the wake of the horsemeat scandal.

South Tyneside Council says it has carried out the necessary checks with suppliers and is happy that products can be traced back to a reliable source.

Horsemeat has been detected in several branded and supermarket-own processed meat products over the past few weeks.

 

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