Report: Horse Meat Found in Some Frozen IKEA Meatballs

Will you still eat the meatballs from IKEA? Tell us in comments.

“Traces of horse meat” have been found in some of the frozen meatballs distributed by furniture giant IKEA, according to recent news reports.

An IKEA spokesperson told USA Today that those meatballs were distributed to several countries in Europe and were taken off the shelves. Shipments of the meatballs to the United States were not affected, she told the paper.

"Our global recommendation is to not recall or stop selling meatballs," said IKEA spokeswoman Ylva Magnusson, according to USA Today.

IKEA has Maryland locations near Baltimore and College Park, according to its website.

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MD Harley Riders February 25, 2013 at 10:19 PM
This is a classic case of headline pandering. The line above the story askes "will you still eat meatballs" and then the 2nd paragraph states no shipments to US stores. How many people will this scare away?
MG42 February 25, 2013 at 11:17 PM
Where's your outrage that Swedish Fish contain no actual fish, huh?


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