horsemeat

Trial opens in France of 18 accused of vast horsemeat scam

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The defendants, from France, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Spain, are accused of mounting a pan-European trafficking scam of horsemeat unfit for human consumption which they sold to wholesalers and butchers.

French police arrest 21 people over suspected horsemeat scam

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Veterinarians and other meat industry workers are suspected of selling for human consumption meat from horses used for medical research.

French police arrest eight in horse meat probe - prosecutors

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Managers of former meat processing firm Spanghero detained for questioning as authorities continue inquiry into the mislabeling of beef as horse.

French tests find one in eight beef products contain horsemeat

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In an EU-wide survey using DNA tests, France found more cases of the presence of illegal horsemeat in beef products than any other country.

Scandal brings surprise revival for horsemeat in France

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The rumpus in Europe over horsemeat sold as beef is bringing a bonanza for France's 700 surviving horse butchers.

Horsemeat scandal: France blames processor Spanghero

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The French meat processing company knowingly sold horsemeat labelled as beef, says French government, and its licence is being suspended.

Horsemeat scandal: France summons meat industry chiefs

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Producers, food processors, distributers, supermarkets and representatives from the food industry meet to discuss growing scandal.

French retailers pull frozen ready-made beef-labelled packs

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Six major French retailers are recalling beef-based frozen meals after the discovery of horsemeat in Findus frozen lasagne dishes.