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Ireland moves to quell horsemeat fears

Ireland said Monday it would order Irish meat processors to carry out DNA tests to reassure consumers worried by the discovery of horsemeat in some beef products and called a meeting of European ministers to discuss a wider response. The horsemeat scandal affecting a growing number of European countries began in Ireland after its food


Britain Threatens To Withdraw From FAO

Britain said Feb. 26 it could leave one of the United Nations’ agencies fighting hunger unless it improves its “patchy” performance. The threat to pull out of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) follows a review of British overseas aid ordered by the nine-month- old coalition government, which administers one of the world’s biggest aid