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BBC News, 24 January 2013 [caption id="attachment_14129" align="alignleft" width="304"] Mary Creagh says she has evidence that horses slaughtered in UK abattoirs tested positive for bute[/caption] A drug that can potentially cause cancer in humans may have entered the food chain via horses slaughtered in UK abattoirs, Labour...

In addition to manifold ethical questions, the consumption of horse meat poses a health hazard. Jennifer Kunz/The HSUS

Humane Society International/Europe Humane Society International: Horsemeat Scandal Raises Ethical Questions about Slaughtering Horse [caption id="attachment_14020" align="alignleft" width="270"] In addition to manifold ethical questions, the consumption of horse meat poses a health hazard. Jennifer Kunz/The HSUS[/caption]LONDON – In the wake of recent revelations that quantities of...

Horse meat is, in essence, an industrial byproduct, and eating it poses a hazard to public health

A New York chef planned to serve raw horse meat. It would have been a disaster—but not for the reason you think. By James McWilliams|Posted Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, at 11:25 AM ET, Slate Repost [caption id="attachment_11906" align="alignleft" width="300"] Horse meat is, in essence, an industrial byproduct,...