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SD: German Railways (Deutsche Bahn) bribed Greek authorities

German Railways (Deutsche Bahn) shut down its office in Athens due to a bribe scandal, German daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung reports on Tuesday. Citing investigation findings from the prosecutor’s office in Frankfurt, SD notes that “Deutsche Bahn subsidiary in Greece is said to have “diverted” 315,000 euro to bribe contract givers.” …

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Seven more Greek ‘beef’ products found with horse DNA; 2 imported from Holland & Romania

Greek Food Control Agency (EFET) order the withdrawal of seven meat products after testes proved they contained horse DNA. The products are salami, sausages, kebab and frozen meatballs, produced in Northern Greece and Crete or imported from the Netherlands ( company NL 687 EG* distributed via German DEMKA) and Romania (company LeFruMarine S.R.L.). As the products …

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Greece finds horse DNA in imported Salami and locally produced Kebab

Greek National Food Control Authority announced Friday that two more tested samples of “beef” were found to contain horse DNA. The first sample was found in minced meat ‘kebab’ prepared by a local producer, while the second sample was found in salami imported from Holland. Both samples were taken from …

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Grand Racehorses in your Ravioli and Burger?

Yuck! The horsemeat scandal gets more and more disgusting. Not that eating “anonymous” horses for beef would be less disgusting… Famous horse Synchronised, Irish-bred, British-trained Thoroughbred racehorse, a specialist in long-distance steeplechaser, was euthanized after an injury and apparently disposed for horsemeat. “The owner of a slaughterhouse that disposes of horses …

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Greek supermarket chain withdraws frozen meals on suspicion of horsemeat

Supermarket chain Carrefour/Marinopoulos removed two products from its deep fridges on suspicion they contain horse meat. The products “Lasagna Bolognese” Carefour, 1kilo and “Cannelloni Bolognese” Carrefour, 600 gr have been manufacturing internationally on behalf of Carrefour by French Comigel. ” French food firm Comigel manufactures the Findus lasagnes found to contain …

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New horsemeat burgers scandal: Irish company with EU customers

Irelands’ “number one” burger producer suspended production after after tests showed that horsemeat was found in firm’s raw material ingredients. Ireland’s agriculture department confirmed the findings pointing the finger at Poland as the country of origin for the raw materials. Irish beefburger producer Rangeland Foods has customers in the UK, Greece, Belgium, Sweden, …

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Criminal Fraudsters in Greek National Tourism Organization (EOT)

A fraud attempt to extract almost 150,000 euro from Greek National Tourism Organization lead to the arrest of five people, including a former special adviser to ex-GNTO general secretary Nikos Karachalios. The fraud was disclosed when last Friday a woman tried to get a payment for a cheque bearing allegedly …

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Greece To Chase “Corrupt” SIEMENS Executives?

There is an interesting development in the Greece- SIEMENS bribes scandal coming from Germany. According to a report by Sueddeutsche Zeitung/The Local.de, Greek judiciary is to pursue elven executives of SIEMENS on charges of bribing Greek politicians and public officials. Moreover Greece plans even to issue an international arrest warrant …

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