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Dutch horsemeat trader jailed for two-and-a-half years

 A Dutch court on Tuesday jailed wholesaler Willy Selten for two-and-a-half years for selling horsemeat passed off as beef during Europe`s massive 2013 meat scandal.

Apr 07, 2015, 18:22 PM IST

Britain`s Princess Anne suggests eating horsemeat

She may be known for her love of horses, but Britain`s Princess Anne has now suggested that her compatriots should consider eating the animals like the French.

Nov 15, 2013, 19:48 PM IST

Princess Anne causes outrage over horsemeat eating comment

Anne, the Princess Royal, has sparked outrage after she suggested that people should start eating horsemeat.

Nov 15, 2013, 13:16 PM IST

Oklahoma gives federal approval on killing horses for meat

The slaughter of horses for food had been illegal in Oklahoma since 1963 and was carried out only in Texas and Illinois until Congress stopped it in 2006.

Mar 31, 2013, 12:48 PM IST

Horsemeat may help improve cholesterol, iron status

A couple of portions of horsemeat a week lowers cholesterol and boosts blood iron levels, scientists have found.

Mar 17, 2013, 12:51 PM IST

Horsemeat should be fed to the poor: German minister

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.

Feb 24, 2013, 11:00 AM IST

Horsemeat found in pasta of German supermarket chain

A pasta dish called Combino Penne Bolognese from the manufacturer Copack has been found containing horse meat, reported Xinhua citing Lidl.

Feb 19, 2013, 14:39 PM IST

Horsemeat scandal: Nestle withdraws beef meals in Italy, Spain

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

Feb 19, 2013, 11:09 AM IST

Horsemeat issue: Germany plans tight food control measure

Germany has unveiled plans to tighten the control of food products containing meat and introduce an `early warning system` aimed at restoring consumers` confidence shattered by Europe`s widening horsemeat scandal.

Feb 18, 2013, 14:46 PM IST

France pins horsemeat fraud on wholesaler

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.

Feb 15, 2013, 10:08 AM IST

Horsemeat scandal: 16 tonnes of hamburgers destroyed in Cyprus

Cypriot authorities have asked five importers of frozen meat products such as hamburgers to withdraw them from outlets.

Feb 14, 2013, 21:01 PM IST

EU proposes DNA tests for horsemeat traces in beef

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.

Feb 14, 2013, 12:22 PM IST

Horsemeat found in Irish Supermarket burgers

UK-based Tesco PLC apologised for its horsemeat-heavy burger and said it was pulling Tesco-brand burgers from stores in Britain and Ireland as a precaution.

Jan 16, 2013, 10:27 AM IST

Kazakh Olympians want ‘horsemeat sausages’ to improve their performances

The Kazakh team mostly includes boxers, wrestlers and weightlifters. However, it is yet unclear whether the sausages will be allowed into the UK, because of the country’s strict import controls on meat.

Jul 14, 2012, 15:42 PM IST