Greencore Group plc is a leading international manufacturer of convenience foods. the company has 23 convenience foods manufacturing sites in the UK and the US; and employ in the region of 11,000 people.
Wal-Mart's (WMT) U.K. unit Asda has become further ensnared in the meat scandal rocking Europe, saying it is withdrawing its beef bolognese sauce after discovering horse DNA in the product. Asda is also taking three other items from the same supplier, Greencore, off the shelves as a precaution. In January, Asda withdrew four burger products after horse DNA was found in them.