27 Feb '13, 3am

IKEA Singapore awaiting DNA test results of meatballs produced from Australian beef and pork

IKEA Singapore awaiting DNA test results of meatballs produced from Australian beef and pork

SINGAPORE — IKEA Singapore has said the meatballs at its cafeterias here contain only beef and pork sourced and produced from Australia but that, as a precautionary measure, it has stopped selling them for the time being until the results of a DNA test are out. The Swedish furniture giant said it also has a halal line at IKEA Tampines, where meatballs containing a mixture of chicken from Brazil and beef from Australia are sold. These meatballs are halal-certified and produced locally. “None of our ingredients are produced by the affected suppliers,” said a spokesperson. IKEA Singapore made the statements yesterday after nearly all of its store cafeterias across Europe stopped selling meatballs, when meatballs from a supplier in Sweden were found to contain traces of horsemeat. IKEA has stopped selling meatballs in 24 places, including Hong Kong, Thailand and the Dominican ...

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