Food Engineering

FSA makes arrests in ongoing horse meat inquiry

Police arrested three and took samples from three facilities.

February 15, 2013

FSA makes arrests in ongoing horse meat inquiry

Food Standards Agency (FSA) announced that UK police have arrested three individuals on suspicion of food fraud in connection with recent discoveries of horse meat in the human food chain. As part of a continuing investigation, FSA also entered three meat facilities yesterday and removed computers, documentary evidence and meat samples for testing. FSA has submitted a file on the issue to Interpol.