Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Pipelines to the Horse Mafia
Discovery of horse meat substituted for beef in British groceries has led reporters to stories that sound like the basis for a grotesque new thriller, except that sources confirmed the ugly truth of Romanian peasants selling wild horses and worn-out work companions to an underground economy trafficking in disguised horse meat and
Not all contributors to secret slaughter are struggling for survival. Horse meat analysis reveals the presence of performance enhancing drugs used in equine athletes.
Guess which breeds of American horses are sent to slaughter most often?
Ugly answer to come in a later blog post.
|Didn't win enough? Fractured bones stressed too young? Didn't measure up to breeder's standard? |
Labels: equine athletes, Horse Mafia, horse slaughter, performance-enhancing drugs, Romania
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Terri Farley @ 11:12 AM