Ministers back a recommendation to create a crime unit that will have special powers to tackle food fraud, following a government report into the horsemeat scandal of last year.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) orders local authorities to test 300 take-away samples after studies show lamb is often replaced with cheaper meat such as beef or chicken.
The horse meat scandal rears its head once again. In this instance it is canned beef, sold in the UK, that has been found to contain traces of horse DNA, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) says.
A lack of clarity about what the UK's food regulator should be doing, and a failure by supermarkets to be vigilant about meat products, contributed to the UK horsemeat scandal, say MPs.
The fast food giant is investing in traceability as more consumers demand to know where their meat comes from. Campaigners hope other chains will follow suit.
Dutch authorities recall 50,000 tonnes of meat which was sold as beef across Europe, but may contain horsemeat.
Asda says it informed customers "immediately and in the most high profile way possible" after the horse drug bute was found in its value range of corned beef.
First coffee shops, then a bakery - now a family restaurant chain: supermarket giant Tesco says it wants to make branches warmer and more welcoming. But will its strategy pull customers in?
Six-in-ten consumers now buy less processed meat or fewer meat ready-meals as a result of the horsemeat scandal, says a survey by consumer group Which?