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Horsemeat labelled as beef: It started out as an unpleasant surprise in the frozen burgers section of Tesco but has developed into a Europe-wide scandal that has touched big-name brands, supermarket chains, catering firms, pubs and restaurants, school dinners, hospital food and of course, the general public at large. Just how many people have unwittingly eaten horse will never be known.
It’s a strange thing but I reckon this horsemeat scandal will actually be responsible for a renewed enthusiasm for a vegetarian diet. There’s nothing like a bit of horse to separate the carnivores from the herbivores…
Article by Jessica B.