Testing regime update

During the first half of 2016/2017, 495 DNA tests were conducted on meat products. This brings the total number of test results we have published to date since January 2013, to 8903.

The work, carried out by our Quality Standards Team, demonstrates our continued commitment to work collaboratively with our suppliers to deliver products of the very highest standards for customers. Our food DNA testing programme is one of the most rigorous in the retail industry and, combined with our world class traceability and high technical standards, customers can be confident of the quality and safety of the food we sell in our stores.

2016/17 - quarter one & two 495 DNA tests
2015/16 - quarter four 193 DNA tests
2015/16 - quarter three  436 DNA tests
2015/16 - quarter two  425 DNA tests
2015/16 - quarter one 477 DNA tests
2014/15 - quarter four 250 DNA tests