Horsemeat Found in Ikea Meatballs

    A picture taken on February 29, 2012 shows the front of the Ikea store on February 29, 2012 in Lomme, northern France. Weekly French newspaper Le Canard Enchaine and investigative website Rue89 reported on February 28, 2012 that Swedish furniture giant Ikea illegally accessed secret police files on employees and clients in France. AFP PHOTO / PHILIPPE HUGUEN (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Assembling your furniture yourself, eat some horse meatballs. Inspectors said on Monday that they had found horsemeat in Swedish-style meatballs that were going to be sold at Ikea outlets in the Czech Republic. The horsemeat was labeled as beef and pork, inspectors said. Some 1,675 pounds of Swedish-style meatballs were pulled before reaching the shelves, the Associated Press reported. The latest in the horsemeat scandal coincides with Monday’s meeting of European Union ministers in Brussels, where they are expected to address the growing scandal.

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