Donkey, buffalo found in 'beef' burgers, sausages

Oklahoman Published: February 26, 2013
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Since the Burger King horse meat scandal, you might be wondering what’s in your food.

Looks like the beef in South Africa might also contain water buffalo, donkey and goat.



Take a minute to digest that. (Pun intended.)

South African food scientists said they have found all three in mislabeled foods, including beef burgers, ground beef and sausages, according to the Huffington Post.

The site reports that a study published by three professors found that 68 percent of 139 samples contained species not declared in the label, with the highest incidence in sausages, burger patties and deli meats.

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H/T: Gawker