|rakshas||Date: Wednesday, 13-February-2013, 6:45 AM | Message # 1|
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|Now it's British horsemeat in takeaway burgers and kebabs: Police raid UK abattoir at centre of crisis. |
FSA and police raid slaughterhouses in west Yorkshire and west Wales.
Racehorses and pet ponies could have ended up in restaurants across UK.
Environment Secretary Owen Paterson described it as ‘absolutely shocking’.
It is the first suspected case of a UK abattoir passing off horse meat for beef.
Waitrose also pulls range of beef meatballs because they might contain pork.
FSA boss says contamination of more meats cannot be ruled out.
Meat from British horses was discovered in takeaway burgers and kebabs yesterday.
The shocking find, which implicates the UK for the first time in the food fraud scandal, came during police raids in Yorkshire and West Wales.
Until last night, foreign abattoirs and food manufacturers had been blamed for what ministers called an ‘international criminal conspiracy’.
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