Asda announced last night that it was recalling all corned beef from its budget range after results returned to them yesterday reported traces of veterinary drug phenylbutazone had been found in some batches. The Food Standards Agency has confirmed that "very low levels" of the painkilling medicine, known as bute, were detected in the Asda Smart Price Corned Beef, but stressed that it was "very unlikely" to cause harm.
Asda recalls 'budget' corned beef
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