Horse Meat

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It's Thursday, February 28, and Testicle-Flavored Beer Exists

Also, the company responsible for the UK's KFC shortage is now handling the country's medical deliveries.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.28.19
News

Tracking Canada’s Horse Slaughtering Trade from Alberta to Japan

The practice is legal in Canada, unlike the United States.
Anna Brooks
6.15.17
Restaurants

The Reason American Chefs Don't Serve Horse Meat

One James Beard-nominated chef found out the hard way.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.14.17
meat

Inside France's Fading Love Affair with Horse Meat

Horse meat fell from grace in the 1980s, but a few Parisian chefs are attempting to bring horse back into the limelight.
Emily Monaco
3.12.17
WTF

Customs Agents Find 42 Pounds of Horse Body Parts Hidden in Juice Boxes

Two women from Mongolia have joined the insane smuggling tactics hall of fame after being caught with 42 pounds of horsemeat and horse genitals hidden in juice boxes at Washington Dulles International Airport.
Wyatt Marshall
2.18.17
meat

This Restaurant Serves 'My Little Pony Burgers' Made of Actual Ponies

These horse-meat burgers might actually be the most ethical meat you can eat.
Laila Bakker
12.10.16
Kazakhstan

I Went to the Fatherland of All Modern Apples

Nikolai Vavilov, a Soviet-era botanist concluded that the domestic apple had evolved from a species of wild apple endemic to Southern Kazakhstan. Naturally, we followed in his footsteps to the Tien Shan Mountain range in search of wild apple forests.
Ben Reade
12.9.16
eindhoven

I Ate Pulled Horse and Charcuterie at This Pop-Up Horse Restaurant

“What we’re trying to avoid is being moralistic. Horse meat is healthy, and yet nobody eats it. Why would you eat a cow, but not a horse?"
Felicia Alberding
11.12.16
Food

Congress May Finally Make It a Crime to Sell Horses for Their Meat

There are no longer any horse slaughterhouses in the United States, but it's still legal for Americans to buy horses and ship them to other countries to be processed as meat.
Luke Winkie
5.26.16
the netherlands

I Followed Horse Meat from the Slaughterhouse to the Butcher Shop

As a Dutch chef, I have been raised to believe that there is nothing wrong with horse meat, but it turns out that I know nothing about the proper way to handle it, from the slaughterhouse to our plates.
Jimmy Blauw
2.28.16
News

Illegal Horse Butchers Are Running Wild Across Florida

Thieves are stealing and killing horses for the meat, which has some owners in rural Miami-Dade County on edge.
Francisco Alvarado
12.8.15
WTF

A Massive, Prized Show Horse Was Murdered and Butchered for Its Meat

A Florida-based veteran show rider awoke last Sunday morning to discover that her prized jumping horse—the nearly 1,300-pound Phedras de Blondel—was horrifically slaughtered and butchered for its meat sometime during the night.
Alex Swerdloff
10.27.15
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