French police made 21 arrests on Monday as part of a probe into claims horsemeat used to help produce anti-rabies and other serums ended up on people`s plates.
Bahrain`s health ministry has removed from market scores of canned meat products after a probe revealed they were "contaminated" with horse meat and pork.
The Netherlands` food watchdog on Wednesday asked hundreds of companies across Europe, supplied by a Dutch wholesaler suspected of mixing beef and horsemeat, to check 50,000 tonnes of suspect meat.
Dutch authorities are recalling some 50,000 tons of meat that was sold as beef across Europe and possibly containing horse meat, because the exact source of the meat cannot be established.
Polish inspectors have halted meat processing at a plant in northern Poland after a television program alleged that it was adding rotten meat to its products.
Germany is hit by a new food scandal as authorities struggled to restore consumers` confidence in meat products shattered by the recent discovery of horse meat in thousands of ready meals sold across Europe labelled as beef.
The Czech veterinary authority says it has detected horse meat in meat balls labeled as beef and pork imported by furniture retailer giant Ikea.
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