Europol and DG Sante have remained silent on Croatian media reports that horse meat was found being sold as veal in the country.
Local media reported the findings had been made as part of Operation Opson X, which is coordinated by Europol and Interpol. DG Sante of the European Commission has supported national investigations looking at horse meat sales.
Further articles have quoted Marija Vuckovic, Croatian minister of agriculture, saying meat substitution with horse was not found in Croatia but was identified in other EU countries.
In 2013, Irish authorities uncovered horse meat being sold as beef in burgers and