Fake news: Human remains were not found in McDonald's hamburgers | PunditFact
The rumour goes that the horse meat scandal (which didn't even affect and restaurants across the country and have found human meat in. The latest food scandal in China - which has seen rat meat passed off as lamb about a restaurant in southern China that serves up rat meat dishes. There has been the largest wave of migration in human history here: tens. sparked a food scandal in the country, as it emerged a number of restaurants had Since then the scandal has widened, as Hussein Mansour, head of the Food So while dog and donkey meat are not permitted for human.
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As a result of the ban, chicken nuggets, chicken filets, as well as several vegetable products and iced lemon tea are now temporarily unavailable at the city's McDonald's branches.
It has since stopped importing chicken from China and introduced a tofu and fish version of the McNugget.
The scandal has led to "negative impact on sales and consumer confidence," the company's Japanese unit said in a statement. Meat scandal takes a bite out of McDonald's sales in Japan Who was held responsible?‘Evil meat industry’: Activists offer themselves as ‘human meat’ at veggie protest
Although no one has fallen sick as a direct result of the tainted meat supply, Shanghai's FDA has closed the Husi plant at the center of the scandal, and detained five employees for questioning. Meanwhile, Shanghai's top official has pledged to mete out "severe punishment" for anyone involved in the incident, China Daily reported. OSI Group is conducting its own internal investigation, promising "swift and decisive action" against those responsible.
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It has also announced a number of organizational changes that it says will better ensure food safety at its China subsidiaries.
This includes taking the previously separate and decentralized China operations and shifting them under the global management umbrella. Is China doing enough for food safety? Food safety has long been a top concern for China, affecting domestic and foreign companies. Ina major scandal erupted over tainted infant formula that killed several babies and left thousands more ill.
Earlier this year, Wal-Mart recalled donkey meat after it was found to be contaminated with fox meat. It expressed concern that horsemeat contamination was the result of fraud and other criminal activity across the EU. In his independent report he argues that food crime was at the heart of the horse meat incident: All other reported brands had less than 0. Trace amounts of horse DNA were also found in raw ingredients imported from Spain and the Netherlands.
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Porcine DNA was also found. The investigation of the overall incident, overseen by an independent expert The meatballs were manufactured by an ABP factory in Glasgow. Waitrose, part of John Lewissaid it would be creating a new facility to supply its own beef products. A spokesman said that Makro no longer sold the product in question. According to reports both Findus UK and the French supplier withdrew all products related to the third party supplier.
The reason for the adulteration was initially stated as "highly likely" criminal activity.
Hamon said an initial investigation by French safety authorities had found a French company Poujol Spanghero's holding company bought frozen meat from a Cypriot trader. That trader had bought it from Dutch food supplier Draap the Dutch word for horse, Paard spelled backwardsowned by Jan Fasen, who was previously convicted for horse meat fraud in The Romanian government has stated that there are no contracts between the Romanian abattoirs and any French, Cypriot or Dutch meat processors.
On the same day, Findus UK published a public apology on its website, also announcing that, following DNA testing, three of its products were found to contain horse tissue.
These are theand gram packages of Findus Beef Lasagne; the company offered a refund for products purchased.