Insanely Cheap Market Forces Took Horsemeat from Farm to Fork

The current affair in Europe that has seen unlabeled horsemeat appear in store-bought frozen lasagne shows just how widely the demand for insanely cheap prices and murky supply channels have opened the door for fraud.
Von SPIEGEL Staff
A worker handles meat at the Doly-Com abattoir, one of the two units checked by Romanian authorities in the horse meat scandal.

A worker handles meat at the Doly-Com abattoir, one of the two units checked by Romanian authorities in the horse meat scandal.

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Photo Gallery: Europe's Growing Horsemeat Scandal
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Photo Gallery: Europe's Growing Horsemeat Scandal

Translated from the German by Paul Cohen
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