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The horsemeat scandal: could there be much more to come?

Last month, horsemeat was found in supermarket beefburgers. Now it’s ready meals – and with new test results due next week, the revelations may not be over yet Felicity Lawrence / The Guardian / February 8, 2013 The story of how horsemeat ended up inside hundreds of millions of cheap burgers and beef ready meals Full Article

MP hints at ban on EU meat imports

 The Telegraph / February 8, 2012 Anne McIntosh, chair of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee, has suggested a ban on EU meat imports may be necessary, ...Full Article

Horse meat scandal: French lasagne supplier silent

The French food company that supplied frozen lasagne found to contain up to 100pc horsemeat to British supermarkets on Friday shut down its website and declined to answer media ...Full Article

Burger meat found containing 80% horse: Asda clears shelves after new supplier scare

Supermarket staff removed all own-brand burgers from sale after a new ­investigation uncovered the batch of rogue meat at a supplier Ruki Sayid / Mirror News / Feb 6, ...Full Article

Five Reasons Why Tesco’s Horse Meat Scandal Could Happen Here

Vickery Eckhoff / Forbes / January 30, 2013 While everyone is making jokes about the Polish horse meat that contaminated  Tesco’s ground beef patties in the UK, lawmakers in Oklahoma ...Full Article

Cancer causing drug may have been in horse meat burgers

Cancer causing drug may have been in horse meat consumed in UK, Labour warns as Burger King dumps millions of patties after claiming it was unaffected Horses slaughtered in ...Full Article

Horsemeat cancer fears raised by Labour

BBC News, 24 January 2013 A drug that can potentially cause cancer in humans may have entered the food chain via horses slaughtered in UK abattoirs, Labour claims. Shadow ...Full Article

The slaughtered horses that shame our racing

An undercover Observer investigation has revealed the shocking fate of thousands of British racehorses. Now campaigners want new laws to govern the sport. Antony Barnett, The Observer It is ...Full Article

HSI: Horsemeat Scandal Raises Ethical Questions about Slaughtering Horse

Humane Society International/Europe Humane Society International: Horsemeat Scandal Raises Ethical Questions about Slaughtering Horse LONDON – In the wake of recent revelations that quantities of horsemeat have been found ...Full Article

Ten million burgers recalled as horsemeat probe begins

From the Irish Independent By Aideen Sheehan Consumer Correspondent Wednesday January 16 2013 TEN million burgers have been recalled from the foodchain following the discovery of horsemeat in beef ...Full Article