Does Burger King Whopper have horse meat?
A viral blog post claims that fast food chain Burger King has “recently confessed” that horse meat has been used in its burgers and Whoppers.
Which supermarket used horse meat in their burgers?
The Tesco burgers and those at Burger King, Co-op and Aldi that also tested positive for horse DNA were all made by the ABP group in its Silvercrest factory, in the border area of Ireland. ABP – the initials derive from Anglo-Irish Beef Processors – is the leading processor of cattle in Europe.
What foods contain horse meat?
For years, there’s been horse meat in hamburgers, lasagnas, raviolis, tortellinis, sausages, prepared spaghetti bolognese, bottled bolognese sauce, chili con carne, shepherd’s pie, moussaka, many other “meat dishes,” frozen and not, cheap and expensive.
Does Taco Bell use horse meat?
Taco Bell has officially joined Club Horse Meat. … The British Food Standards Agency said Taco Bell’s products contained more than 1% (pdf) horse meat. “We apologize to our customers and take this matter very seriously as food quality is our highest priority,” a spokesman for the chain said.
Why is horse meat bad?
U.S. horse meat is unfit for human consumption because of the uncontrolled administration of hundreds of dangerous drugs and other substances to horses before slaughter. … These drugs are often labeled “Not for use in animals used for food/that will be eaten by humans.”
Does McDonald’s sell horse meat?
“McDonald’s USA has never used horse meat in our hamburger patties. McDonald’s serves 100 percent pure USDA-inspected beef.”
Do Tesco burgers contain horse meat?
Tesco, the United Kingdom’s largest retailer, just pulled two frozen beef burger products, after Irish regulators found a large percentage of the patties contained horse meat.
Is Aldi’s meat horse meat?
Aldi said tests on random samples demonstrated that the withdrawn products contained between 30% and 100% horse meat. “This is completely unacceptable and like other affected companies, we feel angry and let down by our supplier. If the label says beef, our customers expect it to be beef.”
Is selling horse meat illegal?
It’s illegal to sell, serve, or distribute meat that hasn’t been inspected. But that may soon change: A panel in the House of Representatives has voted to lift restrictions on horse slaughter for meat. … Horses in the United States can be sold and shipped to other countries, where it is legal to slaughter them for food.
What fast food restaurants get their meat from China?
According to a government statement, McDonald’s (MCD), Burger King (BKW), Carl’s Jr., Papa John’s (PZZA), KFC and Pizza Hut are all required to list the companies that supply their Shanghai restaurants.