Horsemeat scandal shocks Europe

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Jean Paul Duhalde, a farmer, shows reporters the organization chart for the Cooperative Lur Berri group, which includes Spanghero society, which is identified by French Consumer Affairs Minister Benoit Hamon as a major culprit in the use of horse meat in food products, in Aicirits, southwestern France, Monday, Feb. 18, 2013.  Tests have found horsemeat in school meals, hospital food and restaurant dishes in Britain, as the scandal over adulterated meat spread beyond frozen supermarket products, and Britain's Environment Secretary Owen Paterson called for a Europe-wide overhaul of food testing in the wake of the ongoing horsemeat scandal.   The Spanghero company denied wrongdoing.(AP Photo/Bob Edme)

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Nestlé, one of the world's best-known food companies, said it was removing pasta meals from store shelves in Italy and Spain as concerns over horse sold as beef spreads across Europe.

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