UK: Defra: We acted on bute-in-horsemeat warnings

By Katy Askew | 18 February 2013

The UK government has denied claims it ignored warnings that horsemeat slaughtered in the UK and destined for export to Europe could contain veterinary drug phenylbutazone.

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The UK government has denied claims it ignored warnings that horsemeat slaughtered in the UK and destined for export to Europe could contain veterinary drug phenylbutazone.

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