Horse meat - questions and answers

Horse meat - questions and answers

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How did the horse meat scandal come about?

Why is horse meat being used in products sold as beef?

How did the Commission react to the scandal?

What has the EU done so far to address the horse meat scandal?

What were the main lessons-learned?

Beyond the handling of the horse meat case: what has the Commission done?

What is the "EU Food Fraud Network" and what is its purpose?

Does the Commission intend to launch further pan-European testing programmes?

Why has the Commission not proposed to regulate mandatory origin of labelling for meat used as an ingredient?

Who is in charge of controlling that our food is safe?