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FSA chief Catherine Brown on lessons from the Horsegate scandal Subscription

10 Jan 2014 | By Julia Glotz

A year on from Horsegate and FSA CEO Catherine Brown wants to talk not about beef, but poultry…

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Four charged over mislabelling and meat traceability offences

30 Mar 2014 | By Julia Glotz

City of London Police has insisted its efforts to hunt down the criminals behind Horsegate continue…

Leendert den Hollander has announced he is leaving Young's

Young's CEO Leendert den Hollander resigns

03 Mar 2014 | By Richard Ford

Young’s Seafood has announced its CEO, Leendert den Hollander, is leaving the company.

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UK prepares for new round of EC horsemeat tests

23 Feb 2014 | By Julia Glotz

The UK is gearing up for a new round of random horse tests on beef products at the request of the European Commission…

Tesco chiller ready meals

Tesco meals frozen out more than most in wake of Horsegate

22 Feb 2014 | By Rob Brown

Tesco has been worst hit by the slump in sales of frozen ready meals, the sector at the centre of the horsemeat scandal…

Tesco Sandhurst

Tesco pulled in two directions

17 Apr 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco is torn between a price war and a store refresh programme. Can it possibly succeed at both?


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How to restore consumer confidence in food provenance Subscription

19 Feb 2014 | By Gary Lynch

The horsemeat scandal led to a huge dent in public confidence in the global supply chain. Here’s how we can restore confidence…

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Lessons from the horsemeat scandal Subscription

21 Jan 2014 | By Sue Davies

It’s a year since the horsemeat scandal broke. In our research, half of consumers say they have changed shopping habits…

DNA testing on meat

Is Horsegate History?

10 Jan 2014 | By Adam Leyland

Horsegate was not a catastrophe on the scale of BSE. Nevertheless, the industry left no stone unturned in its response.


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Industry-wide approach needed after Horsegate

22 Jan 2014

Consumers need greater transparency and reassurances after Horsegate. But the approach to delivering this needs to be holistic and fully considered…

Better labelling will boost consumer confidence post-Horsegate

21 Jan 2014

Consumers rely on product label information, so supermarkets need to focus on making sure that this information is correct and presented in a customer friendly format…

Brands must not forget

21 Jan 2014

A year on from Horsegate, how well have supermarkets responded? 

Tech war on food crime

21 Jan 2014

The 11-page special on the anniversary of the horsemeat scandal was both fascinating and encouraging in its assessment of the current market and the changes being made by suppliers…

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