STOCKHOLM Feb 8 Food manufacturer Findus Sweden
said on Friday it had recalled thousands of packets of frozen
"beef lasagne" after tests showed they contained horsemeat.
Findus in Britain began a recall of its beef
lasagne from retailers earlier in the week on advice from its
Findus in Sweden had purchased frozen lasagnes from a
Comigel factory in Luxembourg.
"The results from an analysis of the lasagne which we bought
has come back positive for horsemeat," Henrik Nyberg, a director
at Findus Sweden, told Reuters.
"Our lab has shown that the lasagne may contain between 60
to 100 percent horsemeat," he said.
Findus Sweden said it had recalled some 20,000 packages of
its single-portion frozen lasagnes.
Investigations into suppliers have been launched in recent
weeks after revelations that beef products sold at major British
supermarkets including Tesco and fast-food chain Burger
King contained horsemeat.