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The Foreigner Findus Lasagne spurred off the Norwegian menu. Frozen and pre-prepared food giant Findus announces it is withdrawing its Bolognese product from Norwegian wholesaler and supermarket and shelves. As the ‘Horsegate’ scandal gathers pace in an increasing number of European countries, the company states that there is no evidence to suggest their product contains “different ingredients than declared”. The product recall applies to 375g and 900g-sized packages. Findus Norge spokesperson Atle Farmen says the company has chosen to do this as a “better safe than sorry” move.

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Findus Lasagne spurred off the Norwegian menu

Published on Monday, 11th February, 2013 at 19:50 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

Frozen and pre-prepared food giant Findus announces it is withdrawing its Bolognese product from Norwegian wholesaler and supermarket and shelves.



As the ‘Horsegate’ scandal gathers pace in an increasing number of European countries, the company states that there is no evidence to suggest their product contains “different ingredients than declared”.

The product recall applies to 375g and 900g-sized packages. Findus Norge spokesperson Atle Farmen says the company has chosen to do this as a “better safe than sorry” move.

At the same time, Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta refuses that his country’s abattoirs – the alleged source of the ‘Red Rum’ relative ingredients flogged to French Comigel and its suppliers – are involved.

Findus Norge’s Mr Farmen also states that “according to our supplier Comigel’s communication, it is Lasagne produced after 1 August that is involved in the deceit using horse meat. None of the products delivered to the Norwegian market are produced after this date.”

Comigel and their business partners now face a possible financial hurdle.

“Cheating by certain suppliers of raw materials is a scandal that has hit consumers and Findus in other countries. Findus will proceed with further action, and has initiated legal action against supplier Comigel and its subcontractors,” declares Atle Farmen, citing breach of contract is also involved.



Published on Monday, 11th February, 2013 at 19:50 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

This post has the following tags: horsegate, finduslasagne.


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