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Dog / cat meat found in London takeaway?

28 March 2013

Researchers say they are unable to identify a mystery meat found in a dish served at a London takeaway, sparking fears that it could be dog or cat flesh.

Experts were unable to identify the source of the meat but were able to rule out lamb, beef, chicken, pork, goat, horse and even human flesh.

The sample was tested as part of crackdown on fast food outlets across the UK. This is the first time an unknown meat has been found in the food chain since the horsemeat scandal first hit the headlines 11 weeks ago.

Consumers wishing to purchase takeaways are advised to visit the Food Standards Agency’s website which provides a food hygiene rating for restaurants across the UK. 


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