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15 Tips To Avoid Eating Horse Meat

The European food industry has been rocked by the ever-evolving horsemeat scandal. Here's what you need to watch out for if you don't want a bite of horse.

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2. Ikea Meatballs.

Via sg.entertainment.yahoo.com

Ikea has announced that it is stopping sales “of the concerned batch” of meatballs in Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, France, Britain, Portugal, Italy, Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Greece, Cyprus and Ireland.

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13. French beef supplier Spanghero has been accused of passing off horsemeat in meals labeled as beef and selling it to supermarkets in 16 countries.

Via guardian.co.uk

Production at the company was shut down in wake of the scandal. Production licensee has since been partially restored but the company has been told it must not handle or make any food from frozen products.

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Even celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay serves horsemeat at his restaurants in the U.K.

Via digitalspy.com

Gordon Ramsay's restaurant got dumped with horse manure in a PETA Europe protest against the use of horsemeat in the chef's recipes back in 2007.

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