Horsemeat has been found in tinned beef sold in the North, it was revealed.
Irish and British authorities have both been criticised for the slow pace of thier investigation into the horsemeat scandal.
A new documentary series goes behind the scenes at frozen food giant Iceland as it deals with the fall-out from the horsemeat scandal.
Supermarket giant Tesco was left counting the cost of the horse meat scandal as it revealed falling UK sales after a slump in demand for frozen and chilled convenience food.
Plans to establish a new central equine database have been speeded up, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine revealed today.
Test results on 50 samples of beef products in Ireland have all come back negative for horse DNA.
The Department of Agriculture has said it is not expecting any bad news from tests carried out on beef products here.
The Netherlands is recalling 50,000 tons of meat that was sold as beef across Europe and possibly contains horsemeat, because the exact source of the meat cannot be established.
Up to 50,000 tonnes of meat, sold as beef across Europe, is being recalled by Dutch food safety authorities.
Furniture retailer IKEA says it has halted sales of moose lasagne, after traces of pork were found in a batch of the product.
Veterinary authorities have closed a slaughterhouse in central Poland on suspicion it was selling meat from sick animals and others that were dead before arriving for slaughter.
Three samples of meat out of 1,228 tests have come back positive for traces of horse, food safety chiefs have revealed today.
Horsemeat weighing 40kg (88lb) has been sold to shoppers in the UK while wrongly labelled as beef, the country's Food Standards Agency said.
Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney has said he intends to introduce a centralised system for issuing passports to horses.
It has been revealed that one of two plants that slaughter horses here has been suspended from operations following a Department of Agriculture inspection last Friday.
Tesco has withdrawn a line of frozen meatloaf made in Northern Ireland after tests revealed it contained between 2% and 5% horsemeat, it said tonight.
Hot dogs will be back on the menu at Ikea from tomorrow morning.
Birds Eye says an Irish processor supplied the meat used in two of its products which were found to have horse DNA in them.
The Food Safety Authority has said that 29 out of 957 food samples they tested for horsemeat had horse DNA in them.
The latest supermarket share figures from Kantar Worldpanel in Ireland, published today for the 12 weeks ending 17 February, reveal the initial impact of January’s horsemeat scandal on consumer shopping habits.
Traces of horse DNA have been found in beef samples taken from three meat processors in Poland – the first acknowledgement that the country could be a source of the horsemeat that fraudulently ended up in products sold as beef across Europe.
IKEA has this afternoon stopped the sale of its hotdogs as a precautionary measure pending the results of tests on all its meat products.
Tesco has denied it was slow to respond to the horsemeat scandal.
South African food is clear of horsemeat contamination, but it does have water buffalo, donkey and goat meat in mislabelled beef burgers and sausages.
Frozen burger sales are down by 43% and frozen ready meals by 13% in the wake of the horsemeat contamination scandal despite consumers suggesting they would be happy to eat the product in future, new figures from the UK suggest.
The Head of the Food Safety Authority has said he is amazed at the breadth of the worldwide horsemeat scandal his organisation uncovered.
Furniture giant Ikea has stopped selling traditional meatballs in its Swedish store restaurants after horsemeat was discovered in a batch exported to the Czech Republic.
The Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney has said a collective response to the horsemeat crisis is the main focus at a meeting in Brussels.
Decisions on compulsory labeling of all meat products will be the main topic of discussion at the Farm Council meeting in Brussels this morning.
EU farm leaders are meeting in Brussels tomorrow to discuss the latest developments in the horsemeat scandal, including the investigation of an Irish meat plant in Tipperary.
Gardaí are investigating a processing plant in Tipperary shut down after inspectors found it was exporting horsemeat under a Czech label which translated as beef.
The Irish Farmers Association is calling for tougher legislation in relation to the labelling of meat.
The Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte has said that if fraud is found to be behind the latest twist in the horsemeat scandal, then those responsible will be punished.
A meat processing plant in Co. Tipperary remains closed today following the discovery that it was exporting horsemeat labelled as beef.
Scotland’s councils have been told not to use any frozen beef products after a burger containing horse DNA was found in a school kitchen.
Operations at the B&F Meats Plant in Carrick-on-Suir, Co Tipperary, have been suspended after the discovery of horse DNA.
The Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney has announced new measures for the detection of food fraud.
A catering giant that supplies food to schools, care homes and the armed forces has withdrawn beef from its UK sites after a frozen product tested positive for horse DNA.
Birds Eye is withdrawing three of its products from Irish supermarket shelves, after horse DNS found in chilli con carne.
The horse meat crisis has now spread to Asia - where an imported lasagne brand has been pulled from shelves in Hong Kong.
The Czech Republic has become the latest country to detect horsemeat in food products labelled as beef in the widening European food labelling scandal, officials said today.
The horsemeat crisis has now spread to Asia where an imported lasagne brand has been pulled from shelves in Hong Kong.
The boss of frozen foods supermarket chain Iceland has apologised for comments he made about “the Irish” in a current affairs programme on the horse meat scandal.
The Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney is briefing his Cabinet colleagues on the latest developments in the horse meat controversy today.
Tighter controls on meat products and stronger penalties for companies that violate food-labelling rules are planned for Germany.
Nestle has said it is suspending deliveries supplied by a German firm after finding traces of horse DNA in its products.
Farmers could end up the fall guys because of the horsemeat scandal in the North, it has been claimed.
Lidl has withdrawn two ready meals suspected of containing horsemeat from its stores in Finland and Sweden.
Greencore says all results for products tested for equine DNA at its facility in Bristol in Britain have come up negative.
British government ministers were warned in 2011 that horse meat was illegally entering the human food chain, it was claimed.
A bolognese sauce produced by Irish food group Greencore for Asda contained 4.8% horse DNA, according to test results released tonight.
Tesco has taken out advertisements in the national press today in an attempt to reassure customers over the horse meat scandal.
Officials in Britain investigating the horse meat mis-labelling scandal will continue examining evidence today after three more plants were raided.
The Agriculture Minister said that his Department's investigation into the presence of horse meat in beef products, focused on a cold store in Naas this week.
Catering company Compass said today that Irish sites where it operates had been supplied with burgers from Rangeland - an Irish processor found to have had two consignments of meat with horse DNA.
Agriculture Minster Simon Coveney said today that agreement has been reached at a European level on new tests for horse DNA and traces of the veterinary drug phenylbutazone, also known as 'bute'.
The EU's top health official has said there is no need to panic over the Europe-wide horsemeat scandal.
The head of the French wholesaler at the centre of the storm over the sale of horse meat labelled as beef said today that he has proof his company is innocent.
Shares in Greencore have plummeted by around 22% this morning.
British supermarket chain Asda has withdrawn its 500g beef bolognese sauce from shelves after tests revealed the presence of horse DNA.