IKEA Meatballs Pulled After Finding Horse Meat

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IKEA is recalling meatballs sent to 13 countries in Europe after food inspectors in the Czech Republic discovered a batch that contained horse meat.

The IKEA meatballs — labeled as beef and pork — came from a single Swedish supplier and were sold under the name Koettbullar in the grocery section, not their cafeterias. The discovery is part of a widening scandal of horse meat found in European burgers and other processed food like lasagna.

The Journal reports that IKEA earned about $1.72 billion in food revenue last year, about 5 percent of its total sales. via The Wall Street Journal

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