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South Africa: Buffalo and donkey in beef products

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 22:30

South African food scientists say there is water buffalo, donkey and goat meat in mislabeled South African foods including beef burgers and sausages.

Horsemeat should be fed to the poor: German minister

Last Updated: Sunday, February 24, 2013, 11:00

Even as the horsemeat scandal continues to unsettle the consumers across Europe, a German minister has come up with a remark that could create further controversy over the issue.

Chief sanitary doc advises Russians to eat only domestic meat

Last Updated: Friday, February 22, 2013, 15:41

Russians have been advised to eat domestically produced meat in view of the recent ban on foreign meat products from the US and Turkey.

Undeclared horse meat found in Czech Republic

Last Updated: Thursday, February 21, 2013, 08:01

The Czech Republic became the latest country to detect horse meat in food products labelled as beef in a widening European food labelling scandal.

Horsemeat scandal: Nestle withdraws beef meals in Italy, Spain

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 11:09

Nestle has become the latest victim of the widening horsemeat scandal after it detected horse DNA in beef pasta meals.

France may be source of UK horsemeat

Last Updated: Friday, February 15, 2013, 18:30

A fraudulent meat-trader in the south of France was the probable source of horsemeat in the tested British Findus beef lasagne.

France pins horsemeat fraud on wholesaler

Last Updated: Friday, February 15, 2013, 10:08

The price, smell and colour should have been clear tipoffs something was wrong with shipments of horsemeat that were fraudulently labeled as beef, French authorities said on Thursday.

Horsemeat scandal spreads to Germany

Last Updated: Thursday, February 14, 2013, 13:26

The scandal of horsemeat in frozen products has evidently spread to Germany after the supermarket chain Real announced Wednesday that it has discovered horsemeat in falsely-labeled frozen lasagna.

EU proposes DNA tests for horsemeat traces in beef

Last Updated: Thursday, February 14, 2013, 12:22

In a bid to tackle the widening horsemeat scandal in Europe, European Union Health Commissioner Tonio Borg told the member countries to conduct DNA tests on processed beef.

UK food agency raids abattoir in horsemeat scandal

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 09:55

The Food Standards Agency said it shut down the Peter Boddy slaughterhouse in northern England.

Horsemeat found in Europe’s supermarkets ‘could have been donkeys’

Last Updated: Monday, February 11, 2013, 12:48

A law banning horses from Romanian roads could have led to the surge in the illegal sale of horse meat on the European beef market, a French politician has said.

Narendra Modi accuses Centre over subsidy for beef exports

Last Updated: Sunday, October 28, 2012, 23:40

Narendra Modi reiterated the charge that the Centre was promoting beef exports by providing subsidies even while levying duty on cotton exports.