Gallery: Ground Beef Sold in UK Supermarkets Found to be Contaminated w...


In the United States, finding out that much of the meat served in school lunches contains “pink slime” (second-grade meat treated with ammonia) was a pretty shocking discovery. In the UK, a watchdog organization has discovered the presence of horsemeat and pig parts in ground beef that is sold to supermarkets. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is poised to conduct an investigation into all beef products sold within the UK after learning of the scandal from Ireland’s Food Safety Authority. On Wednesday, the FSA held emergency meetings with supermarket groups to see the extent to which the supply chain had been compromised.

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