- A study published by professors from Stellenbosch University in South Africa identified buffalo, donkey and goat meat in products such as beef burgers and sausage.
- 99 of 139 samples looked at in the study contained meat that was not identified on labels.
- The study focused on South Africa's food supply, but comes as horse meat has been identified in beef products elsewhere in the world, including meatballs bound for Ikea.
From the article:
"... A study published by three professors at Stellenbosch University found that 99 of 139 samples contained species not declared in the product label, with the highest incidence in sausages, burger patties and deli meats. ..."