Horsemeat in Burgers

LOOK: The Most Absurd Horsemeat Scandal Moments

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A year ago, Britain was in the throes of a horsemeat crisis, as food investigators found the stuff in much beloved supermarket treats. Irish food i...

Veganism Is the Answer To the Inevitable Question

Jasmijn de Boo | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jasmijn de Boo

From a vegan perspective, it is interesting to watch the outrage from the public and from politicians; the cruelty and exploitation of millions of living beings are a daily occurrence, yet this does not elicit such a strong response.

What Does The Horsemeat Scandal Tell Us About Our Supply Chain?

PA | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK

The horse meat scandal has highlighted the tortuous supply chain of the ingredients used in some cheap British food products. Supermarket giant Tes...

Environment Secretary To Fly To Brussels For Horsemeat Summit

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK

Environment Secretary Owen Paterson is to fly to Brussels on Wednesday for a horsemeat summit after two British processing plants were shut down as pa...

Did Horsemeat Actually Come From The UK?

Posted 13.02.2013 | UK

A slaughterhouse in West Yorkshire has been raided by the Food Standards Agency after suspicions it supplied horse carcasses to be used in beef kebabs...

Charlie Thomas

Family Butchers Benefit From Horsemeat Scandal - But For How Long?

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 27.02.2013 | UK

Family butchers have reported a surge in sales following the fallout of the horsemeat scandal, but the spike could disappear unless action is taken to...

Findus Considering Legal Action Over Horsemeat Scandal

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.02.2013 | UK

One of the food companies at the centre of the horsemeat scandal said on Saturday evening that it was considering taking legal action against its supp...

Charlie Thomas

Can Findus Restore Consumer Confidence?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Aldi Recalls Frozen Ready Meals After Fresh Horse Meat Scare

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Charlie Thomas | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK

Budget supermarket Aldi has become the latest company to remove frozen ready meals from its shelves as a procaution, as the horse meat scandal afflict...

Are Food and Drinks Companies Feeding Us Nonsense?

Nigel Salter | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK
Nigel Salter

Strangely enough, according to some commentators, the health impacts of this scandal could actually have been positive, with the lean horsemeat making the burgers healthier. But somehow I don't think this was done with our health in mind.

Horsemeat Scare: Waitrose Latest To Pull Beefburgers From Shelves

PA | Posted 25.01.2013 | UK

Upmarket supermarket Waitrose has become the latest retailer to pull beefburgers from its shelves in the horsemeat scare. The company said it had t...