Horsemeat found in Austrian kebab, sausages
VIENNA - Agence France-Presse
REUTERS PhotoAustrian authorities said Thursday that horsemeat has been found in a kebab and in sausages as well as in meat tortellini labelled as containing beef.
The AGES health authority said that traces were detected in kebabs from the firm Lilla Gastronomie labelled as containing beef, veal and turkey on sale in Vienna.
In the southern state of Carinthia, horsemeat was found in two types of sausages made by the company Josef Freitag.
The sausages were on sale in shops in Carinthia and two other states and a recall in is progress, AGES said.
As previously announced, horsemeat was also detected in three different batches of "Combino Tortelloni" labelled as containing beef. AGES also tested six "pork" ready meal products for horsemeat, all of which were negative.
Separately, supermarket chain Zielpunkt said that it withdrew last week frozen beef lasagnes made by German firm ZHG pending tests, which have since confirmed the presence of horsemeat.
Horsemeat labelled as beef has already been detected in products across Europe in recent days in a major scandal that has even reached Hong Kong.