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The BBC reports that Tesco has discovered that it has been selling private brand Everyday Value Spaghetti Bolognese that contains 60% horsemeat, leading Tesco Group technical director Tim Smith to say: "The frozen Everyday Value Spaghetti Bolognese should contain only Irish beef from our approved suppliers. The source of the horsemeat is still under investigation by the relevant authorities."

The product has been pulled from shelves.

The horse meat scandal continues to gain momentum, as it has spread to at least 16 European countries and there are concerns that this is not accidental contamination but rather a criminal conspiracy.
KC's View:
There are some folks who are saying that this is much ado about nothing, that there's nothing wrong with horse meat, and that the French (especially) have been known to eat a lot worse stuff.

Maybe this is true, but it misses the point. Horse meat isn't beef. The labels said the products had beef in them, not horse meat. And this is just a colossal screw-up at almost every level, one that threatens the sense of security about the foods that people buy and consume in Europe.