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Horsemeat Found in Aldi Frozen Meatloaf

Horsemeat Found in Aldi Frozen Meatloaf
March 15
10:00 2013

Aldi has been informed by the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) that a random sample of the retailer’s Oakhurst Frozen Meatloaf tested by a local authority has been found to contain horsemeat. Aldi has expressed surprise and disappointment at this news as its own DNA testing, carried out last month in accordance with FSA guidance, also tested samples of this product and found it to be clear of horsemeat.

The product is not part of Aldi’s main range of everyday products and was stocked on a limited availability basis. However, Aldi has withdrawn any of the remaining stock from its stores.

Aldi has announced that it will continue to test products and if it has any reason to believe the meat content is not correct, Aldi will continue to act immediately in the interests of customers. Customers can return the frozen meatloaf to their nearest Aldi for a full refund.

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