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Reuters reports that "Frozen food maker Birds Eye said horse meat DNA found in two of its products came from an Irish meat processor that is part of one of Ireland's largest agricultural businesses ... The company said investigations had found its Belgian supplier Frigilunch NV had unknowingly sourced meat with horse DNA from Irish meat processor QK Meats."

QK Meats says it didn't incorporate horse meat into its beef products on purpose and is investigating the allegations.

The story notes that "the horsemeat scandal erupted in Ireland after its food safety authority discovered horse DNA in frozen beef burgers and the Birds Eye investigation brings more unwanted attention on the country's reeling beef industry," and that now it has spread to a number of companies and countries around Europe.
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