Update: IKEA halts all sales of meatballs in Sweden after Czech authorities detected horse meat in frozen meatballs - @AP—
Breaking News (@BreakingNews) February 25, 2013
Oh, honey. Don’t you know that mama always knows best?
That’s right; Horse meat has been detected in IKEA meatballs and sales have now been halted in Sweden.
BREAKING: Ikea halts meatball sales in Sweden after horse meat found by Czech authorities.—
The Associated Press (@AP) February 25, 2013
Twitter users polished up their spurs and hopped on their humor saddles. And away we go:
Stunned to find Ikea have horse meat in their meatballs. Assumed they were made from couples who had become irretrievably lost in the store.—
Fraser Campbell (@FraserC69) February 25, 2013
Horse meat found in Ikea meatballs!? This just got personal.—
Sophie Brown (@Brownie_115) February 25, 2013
And to think, I've eaten those IKEA meatballs. To think, they're actually 'horse balls'. Wonderful…—
Adam Bradford (@Entre_Adam) February 25, 2013
Horse meat in my Ikea meatballs?! I want my $.99 back!—
Sourman (@mansouja) February 25, 2013
Horse in Ikea meatballs? They will be finding wood in the furniture next—
JamesLyons (@MirrorJames) February 25, 2013
Depending on which part of the horse they used, IKEA may not have deceived anyone about their meatballs.—
David Schneider (@davidschneider) February 25, 2013
Just found even my beloved Ikea Swedish meatballs were made out of horse meat! Maybe Ive never actually eaten beef, what does it taste like?—
Mario Mugan (@SuperMarioMugan) February 25, 2013
Horsemeat discovered in IKEA meatballs. If you buy enough of them, you can self-assemble a horse—
Michael Hogan (@michaelhogan) February 25, 2013
Horse found in IKEA meatballs – not like them to include more components than you expected…—
Mark Wallace (@wallaceme) February 25, 2013
And, lesson learned?
Horse meat found in Ikea meatballs, i guess that's what i get for buying meat from a furniture store…—
Dave Thurgood (@davidjthurgood) February 25, 2013
Couches, yes. Meatballs, nay.