No. Aldi does not sell horse meat. The controversy surrounding Aldi and horsemeat came about when some of its beef products contained up to 100% horsemeat. This scandal only affected stores in Europe, but it has since been cleared.
This product was manufactured by Silvercrest on behalf of Tesco. The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) announced that horse meat had been found in frozen beefburgers at several Irish and British supermarkets, including Tesco, Asda, Dunnes Stores, Lidl, Aldi and Iceland.
Most of the beef sold in the US, by Aldi or otherwise, is produced and packaged in the US. 90% of the imported beef comes from Australia, New Zealand, Canada, or Mexico. The same goes for pork. Aldi gets a number of its items from China, so it's not a stretch to wonder if they get their meat from China, too.
Thanks to our Aussie-first supplier policy, 100% of our fresh meat is proudly Australian grown. Our suppliers are some of Australia's best farmers, like the Thomas family, BE Campbells, the Bandari Food Group, Golden Cockerel and the Benders… just to name a few.
Australia. Australians do not generally eat horse meat, although they have a horse slaughter industry that exports to EU countries.
U.S. horse meat is unfit for human consumption because of the uncontrolled administration of hundreds of dangerous drugs and other substances to horses before slaughter. horses (competitions, rodeos and races), or former wild horses who are privately owned. slaughtered horses on a constant basis throughout their lives.
Horses became a taboo meat in the ancient Middle East, possibly because they were associated with companionship, royalty, and war. The Book of Leviticus rules out eating horse, and in 732 Pope Gregory III instructed his subjects to stop eating horse because it was an “impure and detestable” pagan meat.
One standout type of meat that has consistently received rave reviews at Aldi is Aldi's USDA choice meats and Black Angus beef. USDA Choice is only given to meats that attain high-quality standards and is the second-best grade of meats available in the markets. The best grade is USDA Prime.
While we don't raise animals or own or operate processing facilities, we're dedicated to ethically sourcing our meat, poultry, dairy and egg products. We want to work with suppliers who share this commitment and understand we will not tolerate animal abuse or neglect throughout our supply chain.
In many other nations, however, eating horse meat is no big deal - and in some cultures, it's even considered a delicacy. Mexico, Switzerland, Kazakhstan, Belgium, Japan, Germany, Indonesia, Poland and China are among the nations where many people eat horse meat without a second thought.
Aldi sources its products from all over the world.
You will regularly find food and Aldi Finds sourced or made in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Thailand, China and a handful of other countries across the globe. If you want to know where something is made from Aldi simply look on the packaging.
For years, there's been horse meat in hamburgers, lasagnas, raviolis, tortellinis, sausages, prepared spaghetti bolognese, bottled bolognese sauce, chili con carne, shepherd's pie, moussaka, many other “meat dishes,” frozen and not, cheap and expensive.
It's British beef and from cattle mainly fed on grass. A lot of Aldi's beef comes from Scotland – they concentrate on Aberdeen Angus.” There's often talk about the value of beef when such prices are flaunted.
Czech authorities alerted the discount furniture maker that they had found horsemeat in a sample of meatballs, and Ikea subsequently pulled the product from stores in 14 countries.
Shoppers who relish the popular meatballs sold in IKEA furniture stores in the United States don't have to worry that they're getting a serving of horse meat in their snacks, store officials said Monday.
Hot dogs are made from the emulsified meat trimmings of chicken, beef, or pork. This meat mixture is blended with other ingredients (like preservatives, spices, and coloring) into a batter-like substance.
The “Aisle of Shame” is the unofficial name Aldi enthusiasts have given the discount store's middle aisle, home to a weekly rotation of curious edible and non-edible products available only while supplies last.
ALDI is committed to the highest industry standards of animal welfare across our supply chain, and we work closely with our suppliers to ensure the humane treatment of animals at all stages.
An Aldi store in Sydney, pictured in 2015. A lawsuit claims the chain's crowd control was inadequate and led to a shopper's injury. An Australian woman is suing European grocery giant Aldi after she was “seriously injured” when crowds rushed into the store in a race to buy discounted television sets.
The deep purple color means there's no air in the package and is an indicator of freshness. Once the package is opened, the meat will turn the bright red you've come to expect in high quality beef.
We offer Simply Nature Organic 100% Grass Fed 85/15 Ground Beef at an affordable price. It's perfect for burgers, pasta sauces, and more. Try it in your next meal. 85% lean organic ground beef sold in convenient 1 pound vacuum packages.
THE AUSTRALIAN BEEF QUALITY SYSTEM
The MSA marbling system is graded on a scale of 100 (no intramuscular fat) to 1190 (extreme amounts of intramuscular fat) in increments of 10. The older standard is the AUS-MEAT grading, which goes from 0 to 9.
Although eating horse meat is frowned upon in many places throughout the world, it is eaten in many countries for example, in Asia, Europe, and South America. China is the world's biggest consumer and producer of horse meat according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
A delicacy in Japan
Horse meat is a delicacy in many parts of the world, especially in Kumamto, a city in Japan's island of Kyushu. There's even a store and restaurant — Ma Sakura — that specializes in horse meat.
Why Do Japanese People Eat Horse? While some cultures may balk at the thought of eating a creature as handsome as the horse, here in Japan it is gaining popularity even amongst the ladies as a 'beauty food'. Japanese horse meat is considered healthy for being low in fat, high in protein and iron.