In Spain detained a group of 65 people that have put Europe in the horsemeat in food — Europol

The civil guard of Spain, in coordination with Europol detained the criminal group of 65 people that have put Europe in the horsemeat in the food, according to the website of the EU police service.

It is noted that the operation was conducted in coordination with Belgium, France, Italy, Portugal, Romania, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. Detainees suspected of animal cruelty, forgery, money laundering, crimes against public health and participation in a criminal organization.

Europol said the investigation started when in 2013 in Ireland discovered horse meat burgers instead of beef. Meat found anti-inflammatory drug phenylbutazone.

During the investigation it was revealed that the scheme is likely controlled by the businessman from the Netherlands. He was arrested in Belgium. Thus, all were detained 66 people.




In Spain detained a group of 65 people that have put Europe in the horsemeat in food — Europol 16.07.2017

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