Horsemeat contamination: Findus will file complaint
PARIS/LONDON (AFP) - Swedish food giant Findus said it will on Monday file a complaint against an unidentified party after horsemeat was found in products supposed to contain only beef.
"We were deceived," the managing director of Findus France, Matthieu Lambeaux, said in a statement. "We will file a complaint against 'X' from Monday."
French frozen food supplier Comigel told the Findus brand that "the contamination" of processed beef products with horsemeat could date back to August 2012, Findus said in a statement Saturday.
"Findus want to be absolutely explicit that they were not aware of any issue of contamination with horsemeat last year," it said in a statement.