PICS: 'Horse Burger' Fancy Dress Costume

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK Comedy

There are fancy dress costumes. And there's this... Yes, if you're a man-or-woman-about-town looking for a novelty outfit to wear to your next...

Food Contamination: Why Everyone Will Get Away With It

Guy Corbet | Posted 03.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Guy Corbet

Findus, Tesco, Waitrose, the FSA, everyone involved. They will all get away with it now. The scale and extent of this scandal will mean that people will simply want it to be over. Nobody wanted to know how their food was produced in the first place, and nobody will want to be reminded of it.

Horse Meat Tainted With Bute Enters Food Chain In France

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.02.2013 | UK

Horse meat contaminated with veterinary drug bute is believed to have entered the food chain in France, the French ministry confirmed. Six carcass...

Birds Eye Withdraws Beef Ready Meals

PA | Posted 22.02.2013 | UK

Birds Eye is withdrawing three beef ready meals from sale in the UK and Ireland. The move follows tests that found 2% of horse DNA in a chilli con ...

BLOG: "It's Easier and Cheaper to Eat Badly"

Amy Leech | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Leech

The horsemeat scandal has served to highlight the inadequacies of a food system driven by profit, and the fact that it's those buying the cheapest food who are falling victim to them. Processed food makes money. But, it does not make us well.

How Europeans Are Reacting To The Horse Meat Scandal

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 19.02.2013 | UK

More than a month after equine DNA blighted burgers in British and Irish supermarkets, the horse meat scandal has now hit the continent. Nestlé h...

Horse Meat Saga - Crisis Planning Key to Unbridled Disaster

Gary Hibberd | Posted 20.04.2013 | UK
Gary Hibberd

The need for crisis management has never been greater for the food industry. So what does the current horse meat debacle tell us about the right and wrong ways to tackle crisis management?

Who's To Blame?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK

Europe's Health and Consumer policy chief has rejected claims that EU policy was to blame for the horsemeat scandal. Commissioner Tonio Borg said t...

Findus Horsemeat Lasagne Advertised For £70 On eBay

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK

A few enterprising souls have decided to cash in on the horse meat scandal currently blighting the pasta-based ready meals of Britain, putting their '...

Have Other Meats Been Contaminated With Horse?

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK

The hunt for horse meat in the food chain will be widened to include chicken, pork and lamb, the Food Standards Agency has said. And there have bee...

A Food Waste 'Catastrophe'

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK

A food waste "catastrophe" is being created by the horse meat scandal, experts have said. Findus has confirmed that 180,000 of its lasagnes have be...

Horse Meat Scandal Highlights a Murky Trade in Farm Animals

Andrew Wasley | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK
Andrew Wasley

We should perhaps be grateful that the scandal has, indirectly at least, shone a light on a murky, cross border trade in live horses that is as complex as it is secretive. Unknown to most, as many as 65,000 live horses are trucked around Europe each year to feed demand for a meat.

WATCH: Findus Unveils New Lasagne Advert

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK Comedy

Findus have taken the bull by the horns and produced a bold new advert following the horsemeat scandal. Take a look at the surprising result. (Cre...

Tesco Ditches Meat Supplier

PA | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK

Tesco has became the latest firm to drop a major supplier after discovering a range of spaghetti bolognese ready meals contained more than 60% horse m...

Jessica Elgot

'Completely Unacceptable' To Pin Blame On Romania, Says Ambassador | Jessica Elgot | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK

Romania's ambassador to the UK has denied his country bears any blame for the horse meat scandal, saying facts have been incorrectly reported and no p...

Romanian PM Furious Over Horse Meat Blame

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK

Romania's prime minister has reacted angrily to allegations that two Romanian abattoirs sold horsemeat disguised as beef, maintaining there is no evid...

Horse Meat 'A Europe-Wide Conspiracy', Minister Says

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK

The horse meat scandal is the result of a criminal fraud conspiracy, the government has said. Owen Paterson, the Environment Secretary, said the ab...

Horsemeat In Lasagne 'May Have Been Deliberate'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.04.2013 | UK

More cases of contaminated meat may be revealed within days, the government has warned as it raised fears that an international criminal conspiracy wa...

'Do Your Own Tests', Paterson Tells Retailers

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.04.2013 | UK

Retailers hold the "ultimate responsibility" for making sure that horsemeat is not in their products, environment secretary Owen Paterson said on Satu...

Paterson Calls For Emergency Horse Meet

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.02.2013 | UK

Environment secretary Owen Paterson will hold an emergency meeting on Saturday with the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and retailers, as ministers warned...

Aldi Ready Meal Range Contains 'Up To 100% Horsemeat', Supermarket Confirms

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.02.2013 | UK

Two ready meal ranges sold by Aldi have been found to contain up to 100% horsemeat, it has been confirmed. As supermarkets and suppliers prepare to...

'I Could Eat A Horse' Says Environment Secretary

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK

Environment Secretary Owen Paterson has said he would be perfectly happy to eat a frozen ready-meal lasagne for his Friday night dinner - saying the i...

Fancy Some 'Lasagneigh?' Online Jokers Mock Findus Products

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK

Spare a thought for the Findus PR department, after the news that some of the company's lasagnes were full of horse meat. The company has been subj...

Charlie Thomas

Can Findus Restore Consumer Confidence? | Charlie Thomas | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK

On Friday afternoon, frozen food giant Findus reiterated its apology over some of its beef lasagne products containing horse meat, saying it was "sorr...

Meat 'Could Have Been Deliberately Contaminated With Horse'

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK

British police are investigating the horse meat scandal after tests showed Findus beef lasagnes contained up to 100% of the product, the Food Standard...