ARTICLES RELATING TO HORSEMEAT SCANDAL

Falsely-labelled horsemeat seized in Belgium

2013-12-28 07:55

Belgium health authorities have reported the seizure of 16.8 tons of horsemeat, part of it linked to a food scandal in France involving meat not supposed to wind up on people's plates.

Horsemeat scandal: Nestlé to shut food plant

2013-10-24 18:30

Nestlé will shut a frozen food plant north of Paris after sales were hit by a Europe-wide scandal that saw horsemeat find its way into processed products.

Banned lamb mince at 'horsemeat' factory

2013-03-19 17:33

French authorities say they have found 57 tons of minced lamb that does not conform to European standards at the factory of Spanghero, the firm at the heart of the horsemeat scandal.

Portugal: Horse drug in burgers, meatballs

2013-03-08 09:01

Burgers and meatballs sold in Portugal have been found to contain horsemeat with traces of an animal painkiller that is potentially harmful to humans, a consumer watchdog says.

Zim to conduct DNA tests on SA meat

2013-03-04 13:15

In the latest twist in the meat scandal, Zimbabwe is planning stringent measures on meat imports from SA to curb potential spread of contaminated products.

Study reveals game biltong shock

2013-03-01 07:59

Most of South Africa's biltong has little to do with the ingredients on the label, according to DNA tests results.

Consumer watchdog to probe meat labelling

2013-02-28 11:08

The National Consumer Commission is to probe the incorrect labelling of meat products, a government spokesperson says.

Random tests on meat stepped up

2013-02-27 21:45

Health authorities have stepped up random tests on meat and other foods in supermarkets after a study showed that donkey, goat and water buffalo have been added as unlabelled ingredients in meat products.

Ikea pulls meatballs from 14 countries

2013-02-25 19:21

Swedish furniture giant Ikea has withdrawn some of its company-branded meatballs in 14 European countries as the horsemeat scandal spreads.

Horsemeat scandal: Now health fears

2013-02-23 21:24

Horsemeat containing a drug potentially harmful to humans has likely entered the food chain, France has said, adding health concerns to the food scandal raging across Europe.

 

21 held in new horsemeat scandal

2013-12-16 20:08

French police have made 21 arrests as part of an investigation into claims that meat from horses used to produce anti-rabies and other serums got into the food chain.

Dutch beef may contain horse

2013-04-10 22:26

The Netherlands' food watchdog has asked hundreds of companies across Europe, supplied by a Dutch wholesaler suspected of mixing beef and horse meat, to check 50 000 tons of suspect meat.

Pork found in halaal meat in school

2013-03-14 21:34

Traces of pork have been found in halaal chicken sausages served in at least one primary school in central London.

Iceland finds more beefless beef pies

2013-03-06 18:27

Iceland has added more flavour to the scandal of mislabelled food products reported in many European countries when its food agency found no meat whatsoever in some tested products.

Icelandic meat pies... have no meat

2013-03-01 22:06

When officials in Iceland began hearing about horsemeat being secreted into beef products around Europe, they decided to run tests to ensure the same thing was not happening in Iceland.

Meat products safe in SA - minister

2013-02-28 19:59

Meat products on sale in South Africa pose no threat to human health, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says.

After meatballs, Ikea withdraws sausages

2013-02-28 10:04

After withdrawing meatballs from stores across Europe, home furnishings company Ikea says it will also remove wiener sausages made by the same supplier.

Donkey, buffalo found in SA meat

2013-02-26 12:58

Everything from soya to donkey and water buffalo meat has been found in processed meat products sold in South Africa, according to a study.

Horsemeat found in Swedish meatballs

2013-02-25 15:01

Czech authorities say they have detected horsemeat in meatballs labelled as beef and pork for Swedish furniture retailer giant Ikea.

Firm asks to donate mislabelled products

2013-02-22 22:26

A Finnish food company says it had asked authorities to green-light a plan to donate its products found to contain horsemeat to charities for the poor.

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