26 February 2013
South Africa study finds donkey meat sold as beef
Donkey, water buffalo and goat meat have been sold as burgers and sausages in South Africa, a study says.
A study published by the local Stellenbosch University found that 99 of 139 samples contained species not declared in the product label.
It found soya and gluten were not labelled in 28% of products tested, undeclared pork in 37% and chicken in 23%
This was mostly in sausages, burger patties and deli meats, it said.
The disclosure comes at a time of a growing scandal in Europe about horsemeat being sold as beef. (...)
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