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Burger King drops firm at center
of UK horse meat scandal

Reuters, by Kate Holton and Stephen Mangan

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Posted By:Rafter, 2/1/2013 1:05:57 PM

LONDON/DUBLIN -Burger King, one of the most popular fast-food chains in Britain and Ireland, said on Thursday it had stopped using one of the firms caught up in the scandal of supplying grocers with beef that contained horse meat. The British food industry has been rocked by the revelation last week that retailers including market leader Tesco and smaller chains Aldi, Lidl and Iceland had sold beef products that contained horse meat. The scandal has left Ireland´s 2 billion euros ($2.6 billion) beef industry, which accounts for 21 percent of all of the country´s food and drink exports
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A horse is a horse, of course, of course.
I always enjoyed when Roy Rogers opined, "Folks, there´s a little bit of Trigger in every roast beef sandwich we sell!" ... s/o


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Rafter, 2/1/2013 1:10:32 PM     (No. 9152641)

Sorry, in rechecking I finally noticed the date, which appears to be last Friday, 1/25...

And I thought I tried to check everything...

This was news to me, anyway... must have missed it before...

Reply 2 - Posted by: sternben, 2/1/2013 2:07:37 PM     (No. 9152728)

A serious personal flaw is slow horses and fast women.




Reply 3 - Posted by: voxlapidis, 2/1/2013 2:39:50 PM     (No. 9152773)

As kids we were joking about ordering Trigger burgers at Roy´s. Apologies to Roy´s.

Reply 4 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 2/1/2013 5:41:19 PM     (No. 9153028)

Well, horse meat is routinely consumed in much of Europe. It seems unlikely that it´d be added to, or substituted for, beef, since I was under the impression that horse meat was typically more expensive.

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