Nestle has become the latest victim of the widening horsemeat scandal after it detected horse DNA in beef pasta meals.
European Union has decided to launch testing for Horse DNA in processed beef foods to establish the dimension of horsemeat scandal that has rocked the region.
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.
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.
Britain`s police and food safety regulator raided a slaughterhouse and a meat processing firm suspected of selling horsemeat labeled as beef for kebabs and burgers.
The Food Standards Agency said it shut down the Peter Boddy slaughterhouse in northern England.
French President Francois Hollande has slammed the "unacceptable behaviour" of selling horsemeat as beef and pledged to punish those who are responsible for the horsemeat scandal.
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.
Britain`s raging meat scandal is set to worsen as the environment ministry on Sunday warned that more British ready meals containing horsemeat are expected to be found over the next few weeks.
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