Burger King admits they use horsemeat!!!

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    I haven't been to a burger joint in 10 years. Never eat food prepared by teenage boys.

     
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    How about in the US?
     
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    I'm not in the U.K. but I got a gift cerificate for BK this Christmas, so I used it. MISTAKE!!! It tasted funny, dry, old, cold. It made me sick. I went on their website and blasted them. Then they invited me to a free meal. Yeah, I'll jump right on that deal. Get sick again for free. Thanks a lot. How about giving me a fucking refund instead?????
     
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    HAHAHA. You really believe this is confined to the UK?? That's just damage control by BK.
     
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    Yeah it's not confined to the UK and other places it is allowed.

     
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    I'll gallop right down there and get me a whopper.
     
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    Or a whipper.
     
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    Dear God I had one of those avocado whoppers just earlier today!!! The humanity!!!
     
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    I don't eat at Burger King (Hungry Jacks) and now I never will.
     
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    Is this anything like the worm meat McDonalds was accused of making burgers with a few years ago?
     
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    Burger King makes me ill so I never eat there anymore. I can barely tolerate McDonald's. Wendy's is the shit tho
     
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    I thought only Roy Rogers used horsemeat
     
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    in and out is about the only burger I will eat except a home made one
     
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    Wouldn't faze me. I eat NYC Street Vendor dirty water hot dogs all the time, and who knows whats in those things.

    Damn tasty though.
     
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    Yep burger king offshored their meat supplier to POland. Ths offshoring works out well.
     
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    As if all the saturated fat wasn't reason enough to avoid fast food. :lol:
     
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    If you read the article it says trace amounts.
    Pollocks can't tell the difference between horses and cows.
     
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    Progress
    December 23, 2011

    4 more years for Obama! Horse meat can now be slaughtered for human consumption in the U.S.!
    Horses could soon be slaughtered for meat in US - Yahoo! News Singapore

    Horses could soon be butchered in the U.S. for human consumption after Congress quietly lifted a 5-year-old ban on funding horse meat inspections, and activists say slaughterhouses could be up and running in as little as a month.
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    The USDA issued a statement Tuesday saying there are no slaughterhouses in the U.S. that butcher horses for human consumption now, but if one were to open, it would conduct inspections to make sure federal laws were being followed. USDA spokesman Neil Gaffney declined to answer questions beyond what was in the statement.
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    But pro-slaughter activists say the ban had unintended consequences, including an increase in neglect and the abandonment of horses, and that they are scrambling to get a plant going — possibly in Wyoming, North Dakota, Nebraska or Missouri. They estimate a slaughterhouse could open in 30 to 90 days with state approval and eventually as many as 200,000 horses a year could be slaughtered for human consumption. Most of the meat would be shipped to countries in Europe and Asia, including France and Japan.


    Read more:
    Eat Horse
     
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    Didn't know it was illegal. I haven't had horse meat since I was a kid, but I remember it being similar to venison. A lot leaner than beef.
     
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    I used to LOVE their whoppers! The last 2 times i'd gotten one though (i haven't been there in about a year now!) i'd gotten really sick....i'm sure it was food poisoning! After the first time, it had been quite a while and i decided i wanted one and that maybe the when i got sick it was actually from something else. NOPE! Did it again! No more BK for me!!
     

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