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Horse Meat Scandal Spreads Across Europei
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February 18, 2013 12:03 AM
A horse meat scandal that started in Britain and Ireland is now unnerving consumers around Europe. DNA tests have revealed that beef tainted with horse meat has made it into supermarkets in 13 European Union nations. Stores, schools, and hospitals are scrambling to remove some meat. And there are calls for tighter regulation of Europe's complex food supply chain. Michael Scaturro reports for VOA from Berlin.

Horse Meat Scandal Spreads Across Europe

Published February 17, 2013

A horse meat scandal that started in Britain and Ireland is now unnerving consumers around Europe. DNA tests have revealed that beef tainted with horse meat has made it into supermarkets in 13 European Union nations. Stores, schools, and hospitals are scrambling to remove some meat. And there are calls for tighter regulation of Europe's complex food supply chain. Michael Scaturro reports for VOA from Berlin.


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