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Horse Meat Approved for Consumption by USDA

indexIn a strange twist, the USDA has approved horse meat for human consumption. YUCK!  A New Mexico company is slated to be the first in the U.S. to slaughter horses for human consumption since 2007 after federal authorities agreed to issue a permit required for its operation.

“The administration has requested Congress to reinstate the ban on horse slaughter,” USDA press secretary Courtney Rowe said today in an e-mail. “Until Congress acts, the department must continue to comply with current law.”

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