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  • EU-wide alert as British horsemeat scandal takes ‘criminal’ turn

    News | Health 11-02-2013

    Swedish frozen-food company Findus withdrew all its beef lasagna ready meals from supermarkets after tests revealed they contained up to 100% horsemeat. But the investigation took an EU-wide dimension as British investigators found evidence of "gross negligence or possibly criminality" involving several countries.

  • Food safety agency questions French GMO report

    News | Agrifood 05-10-2012

    The European Food Safety Authority on Thursday (4 October) rebuked a French biologist’s study that questions the safety of Monsanto’s genetically modified maize and Roundup herbicide, saying in a preliminary report that the research was “of insufficient scientific quality.”