STOCKHOLM Feb 25 Swedish furniture giant IKEA
is stopping sales in Sweden of its meatballs after a report the
product contains horsemeat, Swedish news agency TT reports.
The Czech food regulator said on Monday inspectors had found
horsemeat in meatballs made in Sweden for IKEA.
The checks were carried out in response to a European-wide
scandal that erupted last month when tests carried out in
Ireland revealed some beef products also contained horsemeat.
IKEA said its meatballs were produced in Sweden by Familjen
(Reporting by Anna Ringstrom)