Media Operational Notice

Committee Calls Emergency Briefing on Horsemeat

Session: 2012/2013

Date: Tuesday, 05 February 2013

The Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development has called an emergency briefing after the discovery of horsemeat in a Northern Ireland cold store and other food contamination in Northern Ireland.  DARD officials will be briefing the Committee on the issue. 

Date: Tuesday, 5 February 2013

Time: 1.30pm

Venue: Room 30, Parliament Buildings 

The meeting will be streamed live and can be watched here:


Interviews with the Chairperson of the Committee, Paul Frew MLA, are available upon request.  Members of the media are also welcome to attend the meeting.

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