Horse meat scandal – what the papers say

By Laurence Gibbons

- Last updated on GMT

The Daily Mail said the responsibility for failing to expose the scandal earlier lay with the FSA and DEFRA
The Daily Mail said the responsibility for failing to expose the scandal earlier lay with the FSA and DEFRA
As each day seems to bring new revelations about the extent of the horse meat scandal, we capture, in quotes, the views of leading British newspapers. Most focus on the role of the Food Standards Agency (FSA)  ̶  with many questioning its future.

Survey

How would you rate the FSA's performance on the horse meat scandal so far?

  • 10 out of 10. A good job despite all the difficulties.

    7%
  • Five out of 10. Moderately well, but it should have detected horse meat earlier.

    39%
  • Zero out of 10. An abysmal job. It raises big questions about the agency's fate.

    48%
  • Don’t know.

    6%

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