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    Horses Could Soon Be Slaughtered for Meat in U.S.

    Horses could soon be butchered in the U.S. for human consumption after Congress quietly lifted a 5-year-old ban on funding horse meat inspections, and activists say slaughterhouses could be up and running in as little as a month.
    Slaughter opponents pushed a measure cutting off funding for horse meat inspections through Congress in 2006 after other efforts to pass outright bans on horse slaughter failed in previous years. Congress lifted the ban in a spending bill President Barack Obamasigned into law Nov. 18 to keep the government afloat until mid-December.
    It did not, however, allocate any new money to pay for horse meat inspections, which opponents claim could cost taxpayers $3 million to $5 million a year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture would have to find the money in its existing budget, which is expected to see more cuts this year as Congress and the White House aim to trim federal spending.

    http://www.foxnews.com/us/2011/11/30...or-meat-in-us/





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    Re: Horses Could Soon Be Slaughtered for Meat in U.S.

    Quote Originally Posted by Top Cat View Post
    i wonder what it tastes like? chicken? ;-)

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    Re: Horses Could Soon Be Slaughtered for Meat in U.S.

    Iirc, when they we're last allowed to slaughter horses, most of the meat was sent over seas. It wasn't that long ago.
    I may be wrong.

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    Re: Horses Could Soon Be Slaughtered for Meat in U.S.

    Quote Originally Posted by liblady View Post
    i wonder what it tastes like? chicken? ;-)
    Tastes like beef.
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    Re: Horses Could Soon Be Slaughtered for Meat in U.S.

    Quote Originally Posted by Redress View Post
    Tastes like beef.
    No it doesn't. It has a somewhat sweeter taste. It tastes like horse.
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    Re: Horses Could Soon Be Slaughtered for Meat in U.S.

    Quote Originally Posted by Simon W. Moon View Post
    Iirc, when they we're last allowed to slaughter horses, most of the meat was sent over seas. It wasn't that long ago.
    That's right. There's no market for horse meat in NA. Most of it is shipped to France and a few other European countries.
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    Re: Horses Could Soon Be Slaughtered for Meat in U.S.

    Quote Originally Posted by liblady View Post
    i wonder what it tastes like? chicken? ;-)

    You'll probably know soon enough....

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    Re: Horses Could Soon Be Slaughtered for Meat in U.S.

    I'm looking forward to cheese-horseburgers at Mickey D's. I propose we call it the "National Velveeta".
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    Re: Horses Could Soon Be Slaughtered for Meat in U.S.

    i think i'll stick with the usual, thanks.

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    Re: Horses Could Soon Be Slaughtered for Meat in U.S.

    Quote Originally Posted by liblady View Post
    i wonder what it tastes like? chicken? ;-)
    It's kind of gamey.
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