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Tue Feb 26, 2013, 09:48 AM


South Africa study finds donkey meat sold as beef [View all]

Source: BBC

A study published by the local Stellenbosch University found that 99 of 139 samples contained species not declared in the product label.

It found soya and gluten were not labelled in 28% of products tested, undeclared pork in 37% and chicken in 23%

This was mostly in sausages, burger patties and deli meats, it said.

The disclosure comes at a time of a growing scandal in Europe about horsemeat being sold as beef.

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-21588575

When I was a child in the Dominican Republic some said salami was made out of horse. I always thought it was an urban myth or a joke, but I now believe an investigation should be made there, too. Perhaps selling horse and other animals as something else is a world-wide practice that went unnoticed in a large scale until now.

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