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Horse meat found in 2 Nestle products

Removed from Italy, Spain shops

LONDON — First centered on Britain and Ireland, the scandal over beef products adulterated with horse meat escalated across continental Europe on Tuesday after Nestle, one of the world’s best-known food companies, said it was removing pasta meals from store shelves in Italy and Spain.

Nestle, which is based in Switzerland, said it had increased testing after the discoveries of horse meat in British foods and ‘‘traces’’ of horse DNA in two products made with beef supplied by a German company, H.J. Schypke.

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