Horsemeat-in-burgers scandal prompts food hygiene fears

Religious leaders have expressed concern at DNA from horses and pigs being found in frozen beefburgers.

Jewish leaders warned such incidents must not happen again, while the Muslim Council of Britain said it was worried by the whole issue of misdescription of food.

John Benjamin, the chief executive of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, said: “Observant Jews would only eat certain types of meat, and even then only if the animal had been killed in accordance with the laws of kosher food production.

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Categories: Religious Values, UK

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