Dozens Arrested In Spain For Europe-Huge Horsemeat Scam

Samples of horsemeat are collected by investigators in a Guardia Civil/Europol joint investigation into horsemeat smuggling throughout Europe.
Some frozen products labeled as beef contained as much as 60% horsemeat.
In one sample from Tesco — Britain’s largest grocery chain — the horsemeat accounted for about 29% of the burger.
A French supplier, Comigel, which supplies products to customers in 16 countries, was at the time implicated in the scandal.
The investigation is related to 2013’s horsemeat scandal , which came to light after the Food Safety Authority of Ireland found that 10 out of 27 hamburger products it analyzed in a study contained horse DNA.

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