Is That Horse in Your Burger?


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In Japan and much of Europe, horse is delicacy—if not a common choice for an entree. Currently, slaughtering horses for human consumption is illegal in the United States but, as Audubon explains, this may be changing.Audubon writes:

On April 8, a subcommittee in the Tennessee House approved a horse slaughter bill 7-6. A week earlier, the Missouri House approved 91-61 bill HR1741. The bill hasn't yet been scheduled for the Senate calendar.

Read more at Audubonmagazine.org
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