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Hiding the Horrible: Unwittingly eating horsemeat

When I was in the Marais district in Paris, France in February 2014 I ate Tartare at Le Taxi Jaune bistro and accidentally ingested horse meat. 1,437 more words

Animal Rights

Why We Have Such Complicated Feelings About Eating Horses

Tasty, Tasty Horsemeat. Why So Serious? 

Eric Grundhauser writes: In many cuisines—Chinese, French, French Canadian, Kazakh—eating horse is no big deal, and sometimes even considered a delicacy. 525 more words


Eat, Drink, and Be Wary

Results of a Harvard study published this week show that low-gluten diets are of no discernible benefit to the ninety-nine percent of the population for whom they are not physician-prescribed, and are linked to an increased risk of diabetes. 505 more words


The Science Is In: Exposure To Bute In Horsemeat Still A Big Problem

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau

Phenylbutazone or “bute” was at one time marketed for humans use under the trade name of Butazolidin.  It was a Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory (NSAID) 1,493 more words

Why does horse slaughter exist and what are we doing about it?

MARCH AGAINST HORSE SLAUGHTER — Why does horse slaughter exist?

Horse slaughter exists because of the demand for horsemeat.

It is important that we understand this fact — horse slaughter is driven by the consumer. 550 more words

Tuesday's Horse

Have Your Say In The "Safe Food For Canadians" Public Consultation!

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau

“The increasingly global marketplace for food commodities has created more opportunities for the introduction and spread of contaminants that may put Canadian food safety at risk. 1,177 more words

Canadian Horses Being Served Up In Exclusive, Members-Only “Supper Clubs” in Japan

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau

Hat Tip:  Lisa

In Japan, “premium consumption,” a philosophy in which consumers do not mind spending large amounts of money on trendy products or services, is on the increase.  388 more words