Birds Eye Withdraws Frozen Bolognese, Shepherd’s Pie and Lasagne Due to Horse Meat Investigation

Friday, 22 February 2013

Summary
Category 2:

For Information

Alert Notification:

2013.04

Product:

Beef Lasagne, 400g, frozen;
Traditional Spaghetti Bolognese, 340g, frozen;
Shepherd’s Pie, 400g, frozen

Batch Code:

All batch codes, all best before dates.

Country Of Origin:

Belgium

Message:

As a precautionary measure, Birds Eye is withdrawing the above three beef products from Ireland that were made for Birds Eye by Frigilunch N.V. , Belgium (B999EC). This follows the detection of 2% horse DNA in a chilli con carne  product made at Frigilunch for Birds Eye and sold only in Belgium. Customers can contact Birds Eye Consumer Services Careline on 1850 298398 to discuss any concerns.
No action is required by official agencies.