- The horse meat scandal continues as Taco Bell has apologized to patrons and acknowledged that it pulled products at three British locations due to the presence of horse meat.
- "We apologize to our customers and take this matter very seriously as food quality is our highest priority," the statement to customers explained.
- In a separate incident, the Associated Press reports that an Icelandic meat inspector discovered a meat pie in a Reykjavik supermarket that contained "no mammalian DNA."
From the article:
LONDON (AP) — Taco Bell has become the latest restaurant chain to acknowledge that its beef has been adulterated with horse meat, yanking an unspecified number of products from its three British outlets and issuing a statement saying sorry to its patrons Friday. Meanwhile, in Iceland, a food official said his team had found a beef product which contained no meat at all. ...