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Horse Meat Found in Ikea Meatballs: Sales, Appetites Killed

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Well, here's something that might make you swear off Ikea meatballs for the rest of your apartment-dwelling life: The AP reports that authorities in the Czech Republic have detected horse DNA in tests of the store's Ikea-branded frozen meatballs.

In response, the furniture behemoth says it is withdrawing the frozen packs of meatballs from stores across the European Union. The AP reports that stores in 21 European countries using the same Swedish supplier will remove meatballs from their shelves (Russia and Norway will be keeping their meatballs, as they use local suppliers). Ikea stores outside Europe are reportedly not affected.
· Ikea withdraws meatballs in 21 European countries [AP]