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Can we prevent another horsemeat scandal?

26 April 2013 | By Helen Bahia

Food fraud on an international scale is a reality – current preventive measures are not working and new techniques and tools are needed to address the problem, say experts. The recent revelation of large-scale and criminal food fraud involving the adulteration of processed meat products with horsemeat has cost the…

Hungarian horse meat labelled as beef

22 March 2013 | By Food Standards Agency (FSA)

The Food Standards Agency has been informed by Lancashire County Council that it has identified 100kg of horse meat imported from Hungary labelled as beef...

Burger company withdraws products

22 March 2013 | By Food Standards Agency (FSA)

Testing has shown that three samples of beef burger products made by The Burger Manufacturing Company, have tested positive for at least 1% horse meat...