21 Aug '15, 6pm

Hidden horse and other mislabeled meat revealed in new study

Hidden horse and other mislabeled meat revealed in new study

More than 20 percent of commercial consumer ground meat products contained a species other than that labeled, researchers find. To many vegetarians the distinction between one species or another doesn’t really matter – what’s the difference between eating cow or horse? But for the omnivores out there it may mean a lot. Which is why the findings of two separate studies by researchers in Chapman University's Food Science Program are notable, especially given that it’s apparently been a while since this type of survey has taken place. "Although extensive meat species testing has been carried out in Europe in light of the 2013 horsemeat scandal, there has been limited research carried out on this topic in the United States," said Rosalee Hellberg, Ph.D., co-author on both studies. "To our knowledge, the most recent U.S. meat survey was published in 1995." The first study focus...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/green-food/you-may-not-be-eatin...

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