French wholesaler draws heat in horse-meat scandal

Posted: February 15, 2013 at 5:20 a.m.

The price, smell and color should have been clear tip-offs that something was wrong with shipments of horse meat that were fraudulently labeled as beef, French authorities said Thursday. The government pinned the bulk of the horse-meat blame on a French wholesaler at the heart of a growing scandal in Europe.

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