Nestle withdraws products due to horse meat contamination

Food giant Nestle said tests have found traces of horse DNA in two of its products, making it the latest company to be caught up in the Europe wide scandal.

18th February, 2013
“There is no food safety issue," said Nestle.

Food giant Nestle said tests have found traces of horse DNA in two of its products, making it the latest company to be caught up in the Europe wide scandal.

The company has suspended deliveries of all its products that use beef supplied by a German firm, H.J. Schypke, a subcontractor of one of its suppliers, JBS Toledo.

Nestle said that the traces found are above the one per cent threshold Britain's Food Safety...

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