Horse Meat Scare Sparks Misguided EU Labeling Push

Law360, New York (February 19, 2013, 8:56 PM EST) -- The growing horse meat scandal in Europe will likely lead EU lawmakers to push for burdensome new labeling requirements for meat, but attorneys say this won't address the real problem: the failure of member states to enforce existing regulations.

Europe has been engulfed in controversy in recent weeks over the discovery that beef products continentwide contained horse meat. The scandal first hit the U.K. in mid-January, but has since spread across Europe. Swiss giant Nestle SA was forced to recall pasta containing beef from Italy and...
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