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current.com /By Stephanie Whiteside / March 12, 2013   IKEA's famous Swedish meatballs were the latest casualty in the European horse meat scandal, with the company pulling them off the shelves in Europe, Asia and the Caribbean. The discovery of horse meat in products labeled as containing pure beef has...

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NYTimes, Op-Ed, Wayne Pacelle, March 11, 2013 The discovery of horse meat in products labeled as beef in the European Union has raised serious questions, not just about food labeling, but also about food safety and the working of the somewhat opaque, global horse meat industry. While...

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National Post /Jen Gerson /  [caption id="attachment_15908" align="alignleft" width="300"] Although horsemeat has been passed off for beef as a tricky cost-saving measure in Europe, Canada tends to serve a high-end clientele.[/caption] It was much like any other horse sale, said auctioneer Dean Edge; chatty farmers and ranchers packed...

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March 7, 2013 For Immediate release Contacts: Jerry Finch, Habitat for Horses, 866-434-5737, jfinch@habitatforhorses.org R.T. Fitch, Wild Horse Freedom Federation, 800-974-3684, rtfitch@wildhorsefreedomfederation.org Houston – Habitat for Horses (HfH) and Wild Horse Freedom Federation (WHFF) have taken action to monitor and test processed ground beef products that are similar to those pulled from European store...

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[caption id="attachment_15719" align="alignleft" width="300"] Quorn's suprisingly succulent cumberland sausages: the company is having to increase the number of shifts at its fermenting plant to cope with demand. Photograph: Lorna Roach[/caption] Sarah Butler / guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 5 March 2013 Britons are increasingly turning to vegetarian alternatives amid concerns sparked by the horsemeat...

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New York Times, STEPHANIE STROM, February 28, 2013 [caption id="attachment_15443" align="alignleft" width="300"] Sally Ryan for The New York TimesSome horse auctions, like this one in Shipshewana, Ind., also deal in animals destined for slaughter in Canada and Mexico.[/caption] The United States Department of Agriculture is likely to approve a...