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Horse DNA found in Spanish beef burgers

Horse DNA has been found in two beef burger products sold in Spain, according to a report by the Spanish consumer organisation OCU.

29th January, 2013
“Results clearly show that consumers are being deceived because burgers sold have labels that don’t indicate the real ingredients,” said a Spanish consumer organisation.

Horse DNA has been found in two beef burger products sold in Spain, according to a report by the Spanish consumer organisation OCU, adding to concern over food standards after similar discoveries in Britain and Ireland.

The products were sold by closely-held supermarket chains Eroski and AhorraMas SA, the group said today, adding that the meat was “generally” of low quality, according to a report on Bloomberg.

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