Britain condemns "criminal" horsemeat scandal

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gregbrew56 wrote:

With the amount of insect parts and rodent excrement in prepared foods, British consumers are worried about a little horse?

Daft, indeed. Or perhaps “draft”?

Feb 08, 2013 4:54pm EST  --  Report as abuse
USJournalist wrote:

Big deal is horses are medicated like Lance Armstrong because they’re athletes and cattle are medicated like animals raised to be steak and meat. As bad as the contaminants in beef are, they are more regulated and less dangerous than what’s in horse meat.

How do you get racehorses to run when injured? Heavy duty pain killers (drug Phenylbutazone is a known carcinogen), snake venom, not to mention vaccines, diuretics, steroids, bronchodialators. FDA bans their use in cattle, 100% of which go to slaughter. They do not in horses, only 1% of which do.

Feb 08, 2013 5:07pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Renox wrote:

No surprise. PROCESSED FOOD>>>anything goes! Chopped up rats, dogs, bats,racoons. Nobody has noticed it for decades!
Next time you buy margarine, think of the baby seals which are clubbed to death.
Avoid processed food!

Feb 08, 2013 5:39pm EST  --  Report as abuse
diluded0000 wrote:

Like my friend Khanh said, “it’s all meat”. I’ve been cultural conditioned to eat cows and not horses, but wouldn’t really be all that aghast if I accidentally ate horse. I heard about some sort of Italian horse meat that is cured like Prosciutto. I would definitely eat that, I’ve just never been where it is on the menu.

Feb 08, 2013 7:27pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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