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Testing of 2,501 samples has found no new contaminated products, the Food Standards Agency revealed this afternoon.
Twenty-nine samples tested positive for horsemeat at levels above 1%, but these came from seven products which had already been reported as contaminated and withdrawn from sale.
Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Iceland, and the Co-Operative say their meat products have been cleared.
However, cottage pie issued to 47 schools in Lancashire has been identified as containing horsemeat.
Retailers earlier responded to criticism from Downing Street about their handling of the scandal. They issued an open letter promising to “complete the most comprehensive test of meat products ever undertaken anywhere in the world" to restore consumer confidence.
A No. 10 source had accused retailers of “remaining silent” and failing to reassure the public.
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