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Tests Find Horsemeat in School Meals, Hospital Food, Restaurant Dishes

Tests Find Horsemeat in School Meals, Hospital Food, Restaurant Dishes

By JILL LAWLESS and LORI HINNANT
Associated Press
February 15, 2013 | 9:17 AM EST

LONDON (AP) -- Tests have found horsemeat in school meals, hospital food and restaurant dishes in Britain, officials said Friday, as the scandal over adulterated meat spread beyond frozen supermarket products.

Results were coming in after U.K. food safety officials ordered supermarkets and suppliers to test all processed meals labeled as beef for traces of horsemeat.

Whitbread PLC, Britain's largest hotel and restaurant company, said horse DNA had been found in lasagna and burgers on its menus. The company, whose outlets include Premier Inn hotels and the Brewers Fayre and Beefeater Grill restaurant chains, said it was "shocked and disappointed at this failure of the processed meat supply chain."

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What's the Difference?

Cow meat, horse meat, kangaroo meat... the real problem is the quality of the food - chances are kids are going to be poisoned even if the government-funded schools are giving them tofu and brown rice.

There's G-mod'd seeds sneaked into farmer's crops, there's fluoride in the water, heavy metals in vaccines, and toxic chemicals raining down on our heads. The real question is what action we the people are going to take to end all this madness?

Geez,

It's killing me, all the crazy (I thought) shit my dad has been telling me is turning out to be true!
Back in the 70's we weren't allow to eat fast food - he said McDonald's was kangaroo meat (wrong animal, but still). He also told me when the internet came out "they" were using it to spy on us.

We had this in Sweden too

Lot's of lasagna was pulled from the shelves. Now that it has been found to be true in other parts of the EU i think this is quite widespread in "pre-cooked foods". I guess this is one of the horrors of a open but greedy market.

The most disturbing part

to me is not that there have been substitutes, it's that they were mixed in with so much of the supply. That says to me each patty is the mix of so many animals and animal parts. If there's one diseased animal, it's going to get mixed and spread so far.

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