Anne McIntosh, the chair of the Environment Select Committee has stated that the horsemeat scandal is a 'European problem'.
She said the committee was surprised how widespread the issue was, and that the Food Standards Agency needs to work closer with its European counterparts to solve the issue.
Ministers are now facing calls from MPs for more testing of processed meat.
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