Dozens of recommendations to improve food safety in the wake of the horse meat scandal will be considered by ministers and the Food Standards Agency in Scotland.
A group commissioned to identify lessons from the horse meat fraud has published its findings, including 69 recommendations.
Public Health Minister Michael Matheson tasked former chief vet Jim Scudamore with investigating the issue after traces of equine DNA were found in some beef products earlier this year.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) in Scotland was asked to help local authorities with widespread testing after it emerged that a frozen burger found in the kitchen of Cumbernauld High School, North Lanarkshire contained horse DNA
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