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|Date:||7/24/2014 1:29:46 PM
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|Hi King Sam
the following will make you sick
While testing an estimated 1,797 meat products for horse DNA, more name-brands have been identified; such as Birds Eye Traditional Spaghetti Bolognese and Beef Lasagne, Taco Bell ground beef and Brakes spicy minced beef skewer.
Taco Bell, subsidiary of American Tex-Mex said in a statement: “We would like to apologize to all of our customers, and we can reassure you that we are working hard to ensure that every precaution is being undertaken to guarantee that we are only supplied with products that meet the high standards we demand.”
American Tex-Mex is part of YUM Brands, which also owns Pizza Hut and KFC. The website claims that these franchises use “high quality ingredients” and those are “100 percent beef” that are “seasoned with our signature recipe”.
Horse meat is used in Taco Bell tacos, burritos, gorditas, chalupas and Nachos. It is claimed by the corporation that the horse meat originated in “Europe”.
Burger King has recently admitted that there is horse meat in their products; after denying that there is any presence of horse meat in their burgers.
Burger King said in a statement: “Four samples recently taken from the Silvercrest plant have shown the presence of very small trace levels of equine DNA… we have established that
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is considering approving the slaughter of horses for meat and human consumption in the US for the first time since 2007.
The US regularly exports horses for slaughter in Europe and China. Former race horses are sold at auction for a low price, purchased by “killer buyers” and shipped overseas to be used as meat for human consumption.
This process of purchasing horses for slaughter is called the slaughter pipeline. The animals are packed for transportation without food, water or rest for extended periods of time.
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