IKEA Ends Sales of Wieners Amid Horsemeat Scandal

Czech Republic Europe Horse Meat

IKEA is no longer selling any minced meat products from its main Swedish supplier, two days after removing its trademark meatballs made by the same supplier from menus over concerns that they were mixed with horsemeat. The furniture retailer, also noted for its restaurants, said it had removed Familjen Dafgard's IKEA-branded wiener sausages from stores in France, Spain, Britain, Ireland and Portugal, along with stuffed cabbages and veal burgers in Sweden. Testing in the Czech Republic revealed on monday that a batch of meatballs contained horse. Familjen Dafgard is the only Swedish firm so far to confirm undeclared horse in its meat products.

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