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Horsemeat cancer fears raised by Labour

BBC News, 24 January 2013 A drug that can potentially cause cancer in humans may have entered the food chain via horses slaughtered in UK abattoirs, Labour claims. Shadow environment secretary Mary Creagh said “several” UK-slaughtered horses had tested positive for the carcinogen phenylbutazone. Agriculture minister David Heath said all meat was checked to ensure it was fit for ...Full Article