The editorial of News Line daily in Britain says:
Tuesday, 12 February 2013
What started off last month as news, that traces of horsemeat DNA had been discovered by the Irish Food Standards agency in some supermarket beefburgers, has developed into a full-blown health crisis with the revelation that some ready meals contained 100% horsemeat.
The scandal has thrown a light on the entire food chain, from supermarkets to food manufacturers and suppliers and the determination of these companies to make profits at all costs – even if those costs involve food adulteration and risks to public health.
It has also revealed how the drive by the coalition to cut back public expenditure has opened the door to the crooks out to profit from the basic human requirement for food.
Above all, it has exposed how the world crisis of capitalism is being expressed most forcibly…
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