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French horsemeat scandal firm resumes work as ban eased

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The French firm that sparked a Europe-wide food scandal by allegedly passing off 750 tonnes of horsemeat as beef was allowed Monday to resume production of minced meat, sausages and ready-to-eat meals. 

The logo for French meat firm Spanghero is pictured on a sign at the entrance of the plant in Castelnaudary, southeastern France, on February 10, 2013. Spanghero, which sparked a Europe-wide food scandal by allegedly passing off 750 tonnes of horsemeat as beef, was allowed Monday to resume production of minced meat, sausages and ready-to-eat meals.

But Spanghero, whose horsemeat found its way into 4.5 million "beef" products sold across Europe, will no longer be allowed to stock frozen meat, Agriculture Minister Stephane Le Foll told AFP.

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