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Old 15 February 2013, 02:58 PM
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I don't really mind a little horse meat in my burgers, but I just don't like to be taken for a ride
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Old 15 February 2013, 03:04 PM
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I'm sure some people were thrown by this revelation, but the important thing to do is buck the trend and get right back in the saddle.
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Old 15 February 2013, 04:23 PM
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I wouldn't eat them even if someone else paid for it. I always say, "Never put a gift horse in your mouth."
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Old 15 February 2013, 04:29 PM
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I wouldn't eat them even if someone else paid for it. I always say, "Never put a gift horse in your mouth."
So, you say Neigh! ?
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Old 15 February 2013, 04:31 PM
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You can bet on it.
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Old 16 February 2013, 11:26 AM
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The ad I am seeing on this thread: Best Value Emergency Food. Horsemeat is now a good emergency food to have on hand for when a disaster strikes- such as the zombie apocalypse.
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Old 17 February 2013, 05:56 AM
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I don't really mind a little horse meat in my burgers, but I just don't like to be taken for a ride
I'm only coming here for the jokes.
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Old 18 February 2013, 03:29 AM
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And here I was thinking it was time for a different tack.
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Old 18 February 2013, 05:15 AM
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I recommend the Filly Mignon.
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Old 18 February 2013, 05:39 AM
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Definitely. Although both the Preakness Steaks and Belmont Steaks are pretty good.
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Old 18 February 2013, 12:58 PM
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But try them soon as they won't be available furlong.
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Old 18 February 2013, 06:03 PM
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You guys aren't even trying to rein it in. Canter you try something new?
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Old 19 February 2013, 01:47 AM
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If I missed it back a page I apologize, but I know one big issue with horsemeat is that American horses are sent to Canada or Mexico for slaughter. Aside from the humane issues involved in the transport, US horses aren't followed in the food chain like they would be in Europe. A lot of them will have received medications that are unsafe for human consumption. I've given my horse Bute for pain, which is absolutely contraindicated for any meat animal, but it's extremely commonly given to horses. So not only is there fraud, but if any of the meat is imported from US sources it could be dangerous.
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Old 19 February 2013, 06:35 AM
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That's potentially the problem here too. It's believed that horses unintended for human consumption - which may/could have been given medications such as Bute - that are contaminating the food chain.
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Old 28 February 2013, 07:06 PM
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Some of that contaminated meat might send you to the crupper!
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Old 08 March 2013, 09:44 AM
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Tesco's has gone all poetic in its series of apologies about the horse meat in its burgers.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21687776

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Or this from the final ad in the series It Starts With Us:

"What's been happening lately has made us

Look at the way we do things.

Made us realise that we need to do our bit

To change the way our food industry works."

Tesco insists these ads are not deliberate attempts at poetry
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No, of course not. But when they are written in iambic pentameter (according to the article) and written to look like poetry it makes you think.

Now what lines of Shakespeare could be used by Tesco's?

A horse! A horse! A horse for my burger.

Maybe not.
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Old 08 March 2013, 10:04 AM
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So Tesco is an Equine Opportunity Employer then?

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