Businessman in meat scandal gets 2-1/2 years jail

2015-04-08 16:00

A businessman at the centre of horsemeat falsely labelled, leading to tonnes of meat being recalled in Europe was sentenced to two and half years in prison.

McDonald's feels pinch in China food scandal

2014-07-28 08:19

McDonald's has struck more meat dishes off its menus in China, as the parent company of the firm at the centre of a food scandal is set to hold a news conference.

McDonald's feels 'deceived' by China meat audit

2014-07-24 08:59

McDonald's CEO Don Thompson says the company feels "a bit deceived" by the audit it received for the China supplier shut down because of a meat scandal.

Tesco's horsemeat campaign rejected

2013-09-04 22:00

Britain's advertising watchdog has ruled that Tesco had misled consumers with a media campaign on its response to the horsemeat scandal.

China steps up inspection of meat trade

2013-05-16 09:26

China has begun a crackdown on the sales of fake, diseased and tainted meat products, the official Xinhua news agency says.

Proudly SA calls for wider food probe

2013-04-21 21:24

Proudly SA says the mislabelling of meat products is only the tip of the iceberg and extends into other industries.

Distasteful or criminal?

2013-04-18 12:07

Altair Richards looks at meat product mislabelling.

Up to 5% horsemeat in EU beef products

2013-04-16 14:24

Thousands of DNA tests on beef products across the European Union found up to 5.0% of horsemeat in beef products, the European Commission says.

Meat suppliers could face jail

2013-04-15 07:45

Suppliers involved in the country's meat labelling scandal could face fines or time in jail.

Supermarkets respond to meat report

2013-04-14 16:17

Popular supermarkets including Woolworths, Pick n Pay and Shoprite have responded to a report that identified them as stocking incorrectly labelled meat products.


Large retailers caught tampering with food labels

2014-08-29 15:49

Large supermarkets in North West and Mpumalanga have been caught out by the Consumer Commission for tampering with food labels on expired products.

McDonald's stops sourcing chicken from China

2014-07-25 11:40

McDonald's Japan is halting sales of all products that use chicken meat originating in China and is switching its sourcing completely to Thailand.

Fresh horsemeat scandal stewing

2013-12-16 14:03

Police in Narbonne in France's south-west have made 21 arrests as part of an investigation into claims that horsemeat from drug testing has been found in food.

Meat imports: Public must know, DA says

2013-05-24 22:13

The public has a right to know whether various imported meat products, including water buffalo, donkey and horse meat, are "potentially harmful", the DA says.

Let's not mince matters

2013-05-09 13:02

The tighter food controls SA needs will cost consumers, says Saijil Singh.

Meat scandal researchers receive threats

2013-04-19 08:20

Researchers who worked on the meat-labelling scandal in South African supermarkets have apparently been receiving threats.

Cosatu slams retailers over meat scandal

2013-04-16 16:53

Cosatu is accusing retailers, including Woolworths and Pick 'n Pay, of negligence for stocking mislabelled meat products and wants the matter to be investigated.

Meat scandal blown out of proportion?

2013-04-15 11:09

There's a social media crisis over the recent meat labeling scandal.

Contaminated meat suppliers face jail

2013-04-15 07:45

Suppliers involved in the country's meat labelling scandal could face fines or time in jail, a report says.

Supermarkets in meat scandal named

2013-04-14 11:06

Popular supermarkets including Pick n Pay, Shoprite, Fruit and Veg City and Woolworths have been identified as stocking incorrectly labelled meat products, a report says.

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