2/23/2013 08:01:00 PM

Mystery Meat: A Guide to 10 Carnivorous Scandals

When horse DNA was found in beef at British supermarkets in January, it set off a chain reaction that has quickly led to one of the biggest scandals in the history of meatpacking. The trail of meat processing has led to accusations that slaughterhouses around the globe have been marketing decidedly equine products as bovine.

While the charges have caused widespread shock and disgust, they’re just the latest in the industry’s long history of scandal. From mob conspiracies to sick soldiers, and even a little kangaroo meat mixed in, there’s been over a century of meatpacking malfeasance.


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