Schools offer reassurance over horsemeat fears

EDUCATION bosses in the region have moved to reassure parents and pupils that school meals are not affected by the horsemeat scare.

No schools in the North-East and North Yorkshire have admitted to withdrawing beef products from their menus in the wake of the scandal.

Caroline O’Neill, head of education for Durham County Council, said: “More than 90 per cent of the food served in our schools is made from fresh, raw ingredients, prepared and cooked on site.

“We use a very small amount of pre-prepared foods such as sausages but all of our meat is British Red Tractor farm-assured, guaranteeing its quality and origin.”

Other local education authorities to offer reassurance to parents and students over school meals include Stockton Borough Council, Darlington Borough Council and North Yorkshire County Council.

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10:58pm Fri 8 Feb 13

Voice-of-reality says...

Non story.
The 'beef' is safe and 'horse' is safe. Kids have not died, they have not had stomach ache and they eat kebabs.
Non story. The 'beef' is safe and 'horse' is safe. Kids have not died, they have not had stomach ache and they eat kebabs. Voice-of-reality
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12:02pm Fri 15 Feb 13

simmo707 says...

BROKEN BRITIAN UNDER TORIES – HORSEMEAT SCAREMONGERING
As typical of Government they have to justify their concentrated effort on a lesser issue to detract from the real impact of their Policies creeping upon us .They have found an overweight man Robert Powell to try and reinforce all the time and effort wasted on the horsemeat saga .Apparently he was hospitalised following a feast of dozens of Findus Lasagne that attacked his liver .Professor Mark Bowan said “this is an incredibly rare case” the meal was probably undercooked .The Social Cleansing that is taking place in and around London seems of less importance ,families are being moved to places such as Birmingham and Leicester .The hospital whistle blower paid off for his silence .Homelessness figure rising ,Suicide figure rising Unemployment rising but the most important issue pumped down our throats is about horsemeat .
The only meat that is dangerous to us the General Public is of the Human kind and it sits in the House of Commons . www.brokenbritainund
ertories.com
BROKEN BRITIAN UNDER TORIES – HORSEMEAT SCAREMONGERING As typical of Government they have to justify their concentrated effort on a lesser issue to detract from the real impact of their Policies creeping upon us .They have found an overweight man Robert Powell to try and reinforce all the time and effort wasted on the horsemeat saga .Apparently he was hospitalised following a feast of dozens of Findus Lasagne that attacked his liver .Professor Mark Bowan said “this is an incredibly rare case” the meal was probably undercooked .The Social Cleansing that is taking place in and around London seems of less importance ,families are being moved to places such as Birmingham and Leicester .The hospital whistle blower paid off for his silence .Homelessness figure rising ,Suicide figure rising Unemployment rising but the most important issue pumped down our throats is about horsemeat . The only meat that is dangerous to us the General Public is of the Human kind and it sits in the House of Commons . www.brokenbritainund ertories.com simmo707
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