No 'Horsing Around' At Canadian Ikea
IKEA Canada says meatballs sold here are unaffected by the discovery of horsemeat in the product in the Czech Republic.
The discovery has forced IKEA to pull meatballs from the shelves in stores at more than a dozen European countries including France, Britain, Italy, and Ireland. Ikea says the meatballs come from a single supplier. The company claims it tested the
IKEA says the meatballs in question were made by a single Swedish supplier and tests two weeks early found no traces of horsemeat in a selection of batches.
In an email A company spokesperson meatballs sold in Canadian Ikea locations are produced in the US.
"Our customers' confidence in our products is of the utmost importance to IKEA," says Madeleine Löwenborg-Frick. "The situation in Europe is isolated to one supplier in Sweden and does not affect meatballs sold at IKEA Canada."