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Revealing China's dirty secret of toxic land - Nestle head on the horsemeat scandal

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The head of food giant Nestle says the horsemeat scandal is "jeopardising" the industry.

The head of Nestle, the world's biggest food firm, tells the programme that the horsemeat scandal is threatening the industry in Europe. Also two big business deals in the US as Warren Buffett buys up iconic food giant Heinz and American Airlines confirms it'll merge with US Airways, creating the world's biggest airline. Economic activity slows up in Germany and France, Europe's two largest economies. We hear what students in Paris make of its woes and ask a Deutsche Bank economist whether Germany's problems are short or long term. And the asteroid coming close to Earth on Friday, threatening telecommunication systems. (Image: German laboratory, Getty)

  • Broadcast on BBC World Service, 5:32PM Thu, 14 Feb 2013
  • First broadcast BBC World Service, 5:32PM Thu, 14 Feb 2013
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  • Duration 28 minutes

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