Nestle withdraws beef products after horse DNA found

By REUTERS
February 19, 2013 05:11

 
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LONDON - Nestle, the world's biggest food company, removed beef pasta meals from shelves in Italy and Spain on Monday after tests revealed traces of horse DNA above 1 percent, the Financial Times online reported, citing a company statement.

Swiss-based Nestle, which just last week said products under its labels were not affected by the escalating horse-meat scandal, said it had informed the authorities, the FT reported.

Nestle was not immediately available for comment.


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