Findus UK recalls own-brand Beef Lasagne due to the detection of horse meat in the product

Last updated:
8 February 2013

Type: Recalled from customers

Ref: 03/2013

Risk

Findus UK own testing has confirmed that the meat content of some beef lasagne products was found to contain more than 60% horse meat.

Product identification

Findus Frozen Beef Lasagne, 320g, 360g and 500g

Date code: All date codes affected

Batch codes: All batch codes affected

Action taken by the company

Findus UK is recalling all affected batches from consumers. A customer information notice is being placed in the national press and point-of-sale notices displayed in affected stores. The notice explains the reason for the recall and the actions consumers can take if they have bought the affected product. A copy of the product recall notice and helpline contact details issued by Findus UK is attached to this notice.

No other Findus UK products are known to be affected.

Advice to consumers

If you have purchased the above product, please do not consume it, but contact Findus UK direct for a full refund.