Martin McAdam at his home in Lisdarragh House, Newbless Co Monaghan. Photograph: Philip Fitzpatrick

Co Monaghan meat trader Martin McAdam, who was at the centre of last year’s horse meat scandal, has begun a new meat business and plans to announce th(...)

APB Food chief executive Paul Finnerty: “There was a suggestion that we were guilty until proven innocent.  Photograph: Eric Luke

It’s fair to say that ABP Food Group does not court publicity. Before the horse meat scandal, the average man on the street would have been hardpresse(...)

Photograph: Paula Connelly/ISPC/Getty

This time last year, when we bit into burgers we were happily unaware of any link between processed beef and horse meat. This changed on January 15th,(...)

ABP food group has acquired a second production facility in Poland, continuing its expansion in the country. Photo: Bloomberg

ABP food group has acquired a second production facility in Poland, continuing its expansion in the country.The facility, which is understood to have (...)

The horse meat crisis has led the world’s largest food manufacturer Nestle to test for the presence of meat such as kangaroo and dog. Photograph: Michaela Rehle /Reuters

The horse meat crisis has led the world’s largest food manufacturer Nestle to test for the presence of meat such as kangaroo and dog, head of food saf(...)

ABP Food Group said today it has settled an action against a UK-based meat firm and begun High Court proceedings against a Polish firm. Photograph: PA

ABP Food Group has settled an action against a UK-based meat firm and begun High Court proceedings against a Polish firm, both relating to the horse m(...)

Central to the case is a press release issued by ABP Group in February which stated that Silvercrest had purchased beef products from McAdams Food Service. Photograph:  Philip Fitzpatrick/PA

The owner of a meat trading firm is to sue the company at the centre of the horsemeat scandal for alleged defamation.Martin McAdam claims the Larry Go(...)

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney said one prosecution was being pursued in connection with the deliberate mislabelling of meat product

Farmers remain sceptical that any meat industry figures will be prosecuted for their role in the horsemeat scandal, the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers(...)

What will our children be eating next in their burgers? Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Why are we talking about the horsemeat crisis again?The British House of Commons’ environment, food and rural affairs committee published its second r(...)

A “complex, highly organised network of companies” is responsible for the “fraudulent and illegal” trade in mislabelled meat, according to the Commons’ environment, food and rural affairs committee

The failure by the Irish and British authorities to prosecute those responsible for putting horse meat into burgers and ready-meals has been sharply c(...)