Ikea Halts Meatball Sales In Europe After Horse Meat Found

Law360, New York (February 25, 2013, 2:51 PM EST) -- Furniture giant Ikea said Monday it has halted sales of its famous meatballs in nearly every European country following the discovery of horse meat in some of the products, making the company the latest linked to a food scandal that has engulfed the continent.

The meatball crackdown concerns meatballs manufactured by one supplier in Sweden and applies to all European countries except for Norway, Russia and a limited number of products in Switzerland and Poland, the company said in a statement, although it added that is...
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