Horse meat scandal hits Tesco sales

AOL Money Staff

Supermarket giant Tesco was left counting the cost of the horse meat scandal as it revealed falling UK sales after a slump in demand for frozen and chilled convenience food.

The group posted a 1% fall in UK like-for-like sales in its first quarter following a "small but discernible impact" from the horse meat crisis after it was forced to withdraw four products.%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%