UK: Bovine proteins in chicken breasts prompt BSE in poultry fears
Bovine proteins discovered in chicken breast by inspectors from the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) raised the possibility yesterday [Wednesday] that BSE could be in chickens. The FSAI was asked by the UK's Food Standards Authority (FSA) to conduct sensitive tests on 30 samples of chicken that had been imported from the same Dutch companies whose chicken fillers were found to contain undeclared pig proteins earlier this year.
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