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Aldi Confirms Up to 100% Horsemeat in Beef Products


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Carrie
- 1569 days ago - theguardian.com
The environment secretary is due to meet the Food Standards Agency, food suppliers and retailers on Saturday to discuss the horsemeat scandal after Aldi became the latest supermarket to confirm its withdrawn beef products contained up to 100% horsemeat.



   

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Scooby S (95)
Sunday January 4, 2015, 2:45 pm
Only shop at Waitrose for me, no horsemeat scandals there. Thanks for posting.
 

Sheila D (194)
Sunday January 4, 2015, 4:20 pm
Aldi just opened new store here in small town MN. Haven't been there...don't think I want to go. Surprised that Aldi has been around for quite awhile. It's a German-based company opened back in 1976 by two brothers, later split up by the bros when they split. Batavia (hope spelled right) IL was the first US store opened. From what I've been reading, thanks to comments on some of the articles, it mostly carries its own brand of products without many places of origin on the labels. While some labels clearly say Made in US, others say distributed by Aldi...Be very careful about what you buy there, especilly checking out the produce, dairy and meat. Thanks Carrie.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday January 4, 2015, 4:35 pm
Thank you Carrie. I don't purchase any meat .
But appreciate the heads up.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday January 4, 2015, 5:15 pm
I'm not impressed with Aldi
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday January 4, 2015, 5:30 pm
Thank god i'm Vegan...can't imagine a horse lover eating this tainted beef---i'd be puking 4 days. Thx Carrie
 

Evelyn Z (300)
Sunday January 4, 2015, 6:27 pm
I RIDE HORSES = I DO NOT EAT THEM ! ! ! ! !
 

Ulane V (48)
Sunday January 4, 2015, 10:54 pm
The same problem was in Europe, now the meats are tested quite a lot for horse meat.This is so disgusting.
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Monday January 5, 2015, 12:50 am
Aldi in the UK are causing grief for all the main supermarket giants given their prices.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday January 5, 2015, 12:58 am
i don't eat animals or consume their breast milk or eat their fetus' or any bee puke, i don't wear them either
 

Arild Gone for now (174)
Monday January 5, 2015, 3:47 am
I never shop at Aldi.
 

Ruth C (87)
Monday January 5, 2015, 6:22 am
I'm a Vegan!
 

Angie P (139)
Monday January 5, 2015, 12:15 pm
Article is from 2013. Never knew this was going on, but hope all is resolved now.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday January 6, 2015, 4:03 am
Yuk. Why can't we know what is in the products we buy?
 

Will N. (0)
Tuesday January 6, 2015, 7:10 am
KNOWLEDGE IS POWER: http://www.snopes.com/food/tainted/aldi.asp
 

Carrie B (306)
Tuesday January 6, 2015, 10:17 am
"This issue has periodically been the subject of renewed Internet chatter in the U.S. even though the topic is an old one and (contrary to some versions) did not involve any Aldi outlets in the United States."

Last updated: 5 January 2015
Read more at http://www.snopes.com/food/tainted/aldi.asp#hpwai7K5AxRGv0m3.99
 
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