Food Standards Agency

Latest Food Standards Agency Items
  • UK: Horse drug may have entered human food chain

    Six horse carcasses that tested positive for an equine painkiller may have entered the human food chain in France, Britain's food regulator announced Thursday _ and the agency's chief said horsemeat tainted with the medicine may have been sold to consumers "for some time."


  • France pins horsemeat fraud on wholesaler

    The price, smell and color should have been clear tipoffs something was wrong with shipments of horsemeat that were fraudulently labeled as beef, French authorities said Thursday. The economy minister pinned the bulk of the blame on a French wholesaler at the heart of the growing scandal in Europe.


  • UK: 3 men arrested in horsemeat scandal

    British police say three men have been arrested by officers investigating the burgeoning horsemeat scandal in Europe.


  • Horsemeat: French company blamed, UK arrests

    The price, smell and color should have been clear tipoffs something was wrong with shipments of horsemeat that were fraudulently labeled as beef, French authorities said Thursday. The government pinned the bulk of the blame on a French wholesaler at the heart of a growing scandal in Europe.


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