The best Twitter Ikea horse meat jokes

"Horsemeat found in #Ikea meatballs. There's got to be a flatpack gag in this, but I've no idea how to put it together..."

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The best Twitter Ikea horse meat jokes
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Ikea found itself at the centre of scandal today after it emerged that horse meat had been found in a shipment of the company's meatballs bound for the Czech Republic.

The news sent Twitter into melt-down, with some users pledging to "go veggie" in disgust and others claiming that, because Ikea’s meatballs are so tasty, horse meat might be a kind of super food.

And, of course, just like Tesco and Findus before them... there were the jokes…

Prince Charles ‏@Charles_HRH: Ikea have found horse meat in their Swedish meatballs. One would've been more shocked if they found wood in their furniture.


Patrick Strudwick@PatrickStrud: In reaction to the horse meat found in their meatballs IKEA have decided to sell the raw ingredients in a pack for you to assemble yourself.


Ian Hyland@HylandIan: Horse meat has been found in Ikea meatballs. Now we know why their hot dogs are so long. And chewy.


Matt Spence@mattspencedc: So thaaaat's how they make it so cheap. Horse d'oeuvres? (Sorry!) 


Michael Hogan ‏@michaelhogan: Horsemeat discovered in IKEA meatballs. If you buy enough of them, you can self-assemble a horse


50 Shades Of Graham@grahamlstacey Horsemeat found in #Ikea meatballs. there's got to be a flatpack gag in this, but I've no idea how to put it together...


Jim Lokay WCVB@LokayWCVB: Will IKEA shoppers be pleased to hear what was discovered in some of their famous Swedish meatballs? Nay.


James Lyons@MirrorJames: Ikea latest - flooring found to have Laminate


Stevie Bowerman@steviebowerman: I'm so hungry, I could eat a self-assembly clothes horse! #ikea


Fraser Campbell@FraserC69: Stunned to find Ikea have horse meat in their meatballs. Assumed they were made from couples who had become irretrievably lost in the store.


Tom Darnell@tomdarns: #Ikea announce the name of their new product range for summer 2013: Nägg