28-02-2013 07:20 AM | Germany

After horse meat, now organic farming scandal hits Europe

Germany is hit by a new food scandal as authorities struggled to restore consumers' confidence in meat products shattered by the recent discovery of horse meat in thousands of ready meals sold across Europe labelled as beef.

Prosecutors in the north German city of Oldenburg said they are investigating allegations that more than 150 poultry farms in the state of Lower Saxony have defrauded consumers by marketing millions of mass-produced eggs as products of free-range or organic farming.
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