Horse Meat

USDA horse slaughter approval provokes outrage

USDA horse slaughter approval provokes outrage

By Carina Perkins

Horse welfare campaigners in the US have hit back against the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) decision to approve applications for horse slaughter inspections at two plants.

British meat industry to introduce DNA testing

British meat industry to introduce DNA testing

By Carina Perkins and Ed Bedington

Some in the British meat industry are set to introduce DNA testing on meat products to reassure consumers in the wake of the horse meat contamination scandal.