Horse meat found in Whitbread lasagne and burgers
2:32pm Friday 15th February 2013 in Gwent news
THE pub chain Whitbread today confirmed that horse meat was found in its food.
The chain, which owns Premier Inn, Brewers Fayre and Beefeater Grill pubs, said of the 30 products sent for testing yesterday, their meat lasagne and a beef burger were found to contain horse meat.
The pub chain said: “We would like to sincerely apologise to our customers for any concerns or inconvenience that this may cause.
“We are shocked and disappointed at this failure of the processed meat supply chain. As an industry it is clear we need the supply chain to deliver products to the highest standards of food integrity and quality that we and our customers expect.”