Horse meat scandal widens as equine drugs found in….

British authorities believe a horse medication may have entered the food chain in France. The growing horse meat has caused supermarkets across Europe to pull food products from their shelves.
Britain’s environment minister, David Heath, told the House of Commons on Thursday that the carcasses of eight horses from British abattoirs had tested positive for bute, or phenylbutazone.
“Three may have entered the food chain in France. The remaining five have not gone into the food chain,” he said.
However, the number of carcasses whose meat may have entered the food chain appeared to be in dispute, with Britain’s Food Standard……(more)

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