American cuisine http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27677/all en Burger King drops firm which supplied horse meat http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/burger-king-drops-firm-which-supplied-horse-meat <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Burger King, one of the most popular fast-food chains in Britain, said on Thursday it had stopped using one of the firms caught up in the scandal of supplying grocers with beef that contained horse meat.</p> <p>The British food industry has been rocked by the revelation last week that retailers including market leader Tesco and smaller chains Aldi, Lidl and Iceland had sold beef products that contained horse meat.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/burger-king-drops-firm-which-supplied-horse-meat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American cuisine Burger King Food and drink Meat Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 11:30:47 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738757 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Burger King drops firm which supplied horse meat http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/update-1-burger-king-drops-firm-which-supplied-horse-meat <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Burger King chain drops Irish food firm</p> <p>* UK and Irish industry reeling from horsemeat scandal</p> <p>* Fallout puts pressure on Irish government</p> <p>By Kate Holton and Stephen Mangan</p> <p>LONDON/DUBLIN, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Burger King, one of the most popular fast-food chains in Britain and Ireland, said on Thursday it had stopped using one of the firms caught up in the scandal of supplying grocers with beef that contained horse meat.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/update-1-burger-king-drops-firm-which-supplied-horse-meat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American cuisine Burger King Food and drink Meat Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 16:38:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738865 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Ireland says horse DNA in its burgers came from Poland http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/update-1-ireland-says-horse-dna-its-burgers-came-poland <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* British food, Irish beef industry rocked by scandal</p> <p>* Dublin says Polish ingredient contains 20 pct horse DNA</p> <p>DUBLIN, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Beef containing horse DNA that was supplied by an Irish company to major food companies like Tesco originated in Poland, Ireland's agriculture department said on Saturday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/update-1-ireland-says-horse-dna-its-burgers-came-poland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American cuisine Food and drink Meat Thomson Reuters Sat, 26 Jan 2013 22:30:46 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739995 at http://www.globalpost.com Tesco drops Irish beef burger supplier http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/tesco-drops-irish-beef-burger-supplier <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Tesco, Britain's biggest retailer, said on Wednesday it had dropped the Irish supplier of frozen beef burgers that sparked a scandal by testing positive for horse DNA.</p> <p>Tesco said it would not take any more products from Silvercrest, a unit of ABP Food Group, and said it would now introduce a comprehensive system of DNA testing across its meat products.</p> <p>There was no immediate response for a request for comment from ABP.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/tesco-drops-irish-beef-burger-supplier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American cuisine Food and drink Meat Tesco Thomson Reuters Wed, 30 Jan 2013 10:00:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5741422 at http://www.globalpost.com Internet 'floggers' cash in on food-mad Asia http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/internet-floggers-cash-food-mad-asia <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>As a Hindu who does not eat beef but craves other meat, Tashny Sukumaran discovered her new passion for pork burgers through her native Malaysia's vibrant food-blogging, or "flogging", scene.</p> <p>The Muslim-majority country's mainstream media shy away from references to pork and other foods objectionable to Islam, but blogs have helped spark a burger boom in a nation with sizeable ethnic Chinese and Indian communities.</p> <p>"I kept reading about pork burgers on 'flogs' but have never seen much in newspapers, I guess because it's non-halal," said Sukumaran, 22.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/internet-floggers-cash-food-mad-asia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American cuisine Cuisine Entertainment food Food and drink Technology AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 03:45:55 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5745971 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Horse lasagne' sparks new British food scare http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/horse-lasagne-sparks-new-british-food-scare <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>British authorities warned the public Thursday not to eat beef lasagne sold by the Findus brand and made in France after tests found it contained up to 100 percent horsemeat.</p> <p>Findus tested 18 of its beef lasagne products manufactured by supplier Comigel in France and found 11 meals containing 60 percent to 100 percent horse meat, Britain's Food Standards Agency said.</p> <p>The agency said further tests have been ordered on the lasagne for the veterinary drug phenylbutazone, as animals treated with it are not allowed to enter the food chain in Britain.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/horse-lasagne-sparks-new-british-food-scare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American cuisine Food and drink Meat AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 20:45:58 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5749375 at http://www.globalpost.com Britain's Food agency seeks stringent tests on beef products http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/britains-food-agency-seeks-stringent-tests-beef-products <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Tests ordered after horse meat found in beef</p> <p>* Horse meat not harmful, but supply chain questioned</p> <p>Feb 7 (Reuters) - Britain's horse meat scandal has prompted the Food Standards Agency to demand a more stringent meat testing programme from UK's retailers.</p> <p>The agency has demanded that food retailers and suppliers test all beef products such as burgers, meatballs and lasagne and present their findings to the agency by February 15.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/britains-food-agency-seeks-stringent-tests-beef-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American cuisine Food and drink Meat Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 22:45:29 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5749452 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Horse lasagne' sparks new British food scare http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/horse-lasagne-sparks-new-british-food-scare-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>British authorities warned the public Thursday not to eat beef lasagne sold by the Findus brand and made in France after tests found it contained up to 100 percent horse meat.</p> <p>In the latest in a string of food scares in Britain, the Food Standards Agency said that "criminal activity" was likely to blame and ordered further tests on the meat for a veterinary drug.</p> <p>Findus tested 18 of its beef lasagne products manufactured by supplier Comigel in France and found 11 meals containing 60 percent to 100 percent horse meat, the agency said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/horse-lasagne-sparks-new-british-food-scare-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American cuisine Food and drink Meat AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 23:31:02 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5749485 at http://www.globalpost.com Horse lasagne sparks new British food scare http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/horse-lasagne-sparks-new-british-food-scare FSA chief executive Catherine Brown told the BBC it was "highly likely there has been criminal and fraudulent activity involved."<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/horse-lasagne-sparks-new-british-food-scare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American cuisine Food and drink Germanic paganism Meat AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 13:01:00 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5749985 at http://www.globalpost.com Britain condemns "criminal" horsemeat scandal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/britain-condemns-criminal-horsemeat-scandal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mohammed Abbas and Neil Maidment</p> <p>LONDON, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Britain said on Friday crime lay behind some cases of horsemeat finding its way into "beef" products on supermarket shelves, amid a growing scandal in a country where many regard the idea of eating horse with horror.</p> <p>Investigations into suppliers have been launched in recent weeks after the revelation that beef products sold to companies including Britain's biggest grocer Tesco and fast-food chain Burger King contained horsemeat.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/britain-condemns-criminal-horsemeat-scandal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American cuisine Food and drink Meat Social Issues Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 15:45:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5750224 at http://www.globalpost.com Horse lasagne sparks new British food scare http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/horse-lasagne-sparks-new-british-food-scare-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tests confirming that a brand of lasagne contained up to 100 percent horsemeat sparked a wider food scare in Britain on Friday, with authorities ordering urgent tests on all beef products.</p> <p>The Food Standards Agency said criminal activity was likely to blame as consumers grappled with an escalating horsemeat scandal on the shelves of major British supermarkets.</p> <p>Food company Findus tested 18 of its beef lasagne products manufactured by French supplier Comigel and found 11 meals containing between 60 percent and 100 percent horsemeat, the FSA said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/horse-lasagne-sparks-new-british-food-scare-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American cuisine Food and drink Meat Technology AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 16:30:47 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5750277 at http://www.globalpost.com Luxembourg says meat in lasagne scandal falsely marked beef http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/luxembourg-says-meat-lasagne-scandal-falsely-marked-beef <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Horsemeat discovered in lasagne meals sold in Britain was of French origin and was falsely labelled beef, according to health authorities in Luxembourg where the dishes were prepared.</p> <p>Luxembourg company Tavola, which makes the products for the Findus brand, imported the meat from France but it was "fraudulently labelled" beef, the country's director of veterinary services Felix Wildschutz told AFP.</p> <p>vp-siu/txw/gd</p> American cuisine Food and drink Meat AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 18:00:53 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5750398 at http://www.globalpost.com Horse lasagne in Britain sparks European food scare http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/horse-lasagne-britain-sparks-european-food-scare <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The discovery that a popular brand of beef lasagne contained up to 100 percent horsemeat sparked a food scare in Britain and mainland Europe on Friday.</p> <p>Britain's Food Standards Agency (FSA) said criminal activity was likely to blame as consumers grappled with an escalating horsemeat scandal that Prime Minister David Cameron called "completely unacceptable".</p> <p>Food company Findus tested 18 of its frozen beef lasagne products from its French supplier Comigel and found 11 meals containing between 60 percent and 100 percent horsemeat, the FSA said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/horse-lasagne-britain-sparks-european-food-scare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American cuisine Food and drink Meat AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 18:31:13 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5750433 at http://www.globalpost.com Horse lasagne in Britain sparks European food scare http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/horse-lasagne-britain-sparks-european-food-scare-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The discovery that a popular brand of beef lasagne contained up to 100 percent horsemeat sparked a food scare in Britain on Friday that quickly embroiled several other European nations.</p> <p>Britain's Food Standards Agency (FSA) said criminal activity was likely to blame as consumers grappled with an escalating horsemeat scandal that Prime Minister David Cameron called "completely unacceptable".</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/horse-lasagne-britain-sparks-european-food-scare-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American cuisine Food and drink Meat AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 20:16:34 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5750531 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Britain condemns "criminal" horsemeat scandal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/update-1-britain-condemns-criminal-horsemeat-scandal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mohammed Abbas and Neil Maidment</p> <p>LONDON, Feb 8 (Reuters) - The British government accused unknown criminals for a growing scandal of horsemeat being sold in imported beef products that has generated shock headlines in a country where many recoil in horror at the very idea of eating horses.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/update-1-britain-condemns-criminal-horsemeat-scandal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American cuisine Disaster Food and drink Meat Social Issues Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 20:45:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5750548 at http://www.globalpost.com