"Meat from sick cows that are slaughtered in Poland have been sold in Sweden, says the Nfa. The meat has been sold to four small businesses in different parts of the country."
"– We deem it injurious to health, " says Louise Nyholm, statsinspektör at the Nfa."
"The Polish company must have bought into the sick animals they slaughtered during the times of the day when the slaughter was not monitored by veterinarians. The meat was then labelled as inspected before it is sold to companies in different countries, including Sweden. According to the newspaper ATL has 250 kg of meat exported to Sweden."
"According to the Nfa, there may be a serious crime against the food law."
" It is extremely serious, they shall veterinärbesiktigas before slaughter and then it should kill the animal are inspected after slaughter. If it turns out that the animal is sick so you pick it off from the production, " says Louise Nyholm, statsinspektör on the authority."
"the Meat was discovered via the EU-the system RASFF, which is used to send alerts between the countries. The nfa received the warning and have made contact with the other players to stop the food. The authority does not expect that some of the wholesalers had done wrong. The companies are located in Stockholm and Västra Götaland."
"today, we have no indications that any of these companies committed a crime," says Louise Nyholm."
"She has no information that the meat should have been sold in Sweden. However, there is a risk that more of sjukdomsköttet come to the country, according to Nyholm."
"– We know nothing about the risks of this flesh, but we deem it injurious to health."
"Poland is one of the major köttproducenterna within the EU and exports 80 percent of its beef abroad – including to the united kingdom, Sweden, Italy and Germany."
"the Scandal was revealed after the tv company TVN let a reporter take up employment and wallraffa in a slaughterhouse. The images showed how the cattle were badly treated, and that even sick animals were slaughtered and turned into food, which has aroused the concern of how it is with food safety in Poland."
"Then the revelation at the slaughterhouse outside of Warsaw, Poland's state chefsveterinär ordered tighter inspections and controls in the country's slaughterhouses. According to chefsveterinären shall the inspections be done in cooperation with the police, vägtransportmyndigheterna and the prosecution. The Polish authorities also conduct an investigation."
"The Polish meat sector play down the problems and say they are isolated to the current facility. According to Louise Nyholm is, however, a huge number of unreported cases with fuskkött in Europe. When cases pay attention to this will tips on food producers who do not comply."
" It could endanger people's health and destroy the confidence of the industry."