THE HAGUE, Netherlands— Prosecutors are seeking a five-year prison sentence for the owner of a Dutch meat processing plant who is accused of selling horse meat as beef. At a trial Tuesday in the city of Den Bosch, prosecutors accused Willy Selten of mixing horse meat with beef "on a large scale" in 2011 and 2012. His company was investigated in 2013 as a scandal...» Read More
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