Oklahoma has taken a step toward allowing livestock owners to slaughter horses for food when the governor signed a bill that permits the practice/
The discovery of horse in meat products sparked outrage across Europe and a new Stellenbosch University report has revealed similar findings in SA.
France says managers at French firm Spanghero were responsible for passing off horsemeat as beef.
The president of French meat processor Spanghero has promised to disprove allegations that his firm knowingly sold horsemeat labelled as beef.
Britain has held emergency talks to discuss the discovery of horse meat in processed food in a scandal that has spread to other European countries.