Ground Beef Sold in UK Supermarkets Found to be Contaminated with Horsemeat

January 17, 2013 by  
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In the United States, finding out that much of the meat served in school lunches contains “ pink slime ” (second-grade meat treated with ammonia) was a pretty shocking discovery. In the UK, a watchdog organization has discovered the presence of horsemeat and pig parts in ground beef that is sold to supermarkets. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is poised to conduct an investigation into all beef products sold within the UK after learning of the scandal from Ireland’s Food Safety Authority. On Wednesday, the FSA held emergency meetings with supermarket groups to see the extent to which the supply chain had been compromised. Read the rest of Ground Beef Sold in UK Supermarkets Found to be Contaminated with Horsemeat Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: asda , Co-Op , david heath , DNA , fast food restaurant , food safety authority , food standards agency , ground beef , horse meat , Investigation , Ireland , labour party , mary creagh , pig products , pink slime , supermarket , tesco , UK , united states

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Changing the food industry by changing tastes

June 24, 2012 by  
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Arlin Wasserman, the founder of Changing Tastes and former CSO at Sodexo explains why food sits at the intersection of culture, health and the environment, and what the "pink slime" fallout means for transparency in the industry.

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