Taco Bell drawn into meat scandal

Mar 3, 2013 Full story: KTNV-TV Las Vegas 47

Taco Bell is the latest restaurant chain to acknowledge that its food has been adulterated with horse meat, yanking a variety of ground beef products from its three British outlets and issuing an apology to its patrons Friday.

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Burrito

Avon Lake, OH

#1 Mar 3, 2013
Why can't we eat cats. There are enough of them.....

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Rockin' USA ;)

#2 Mar 3, 2013
WHAT'S with the Horse Meat creating quite a stir around the world??... Just buy your own meat and make your own tacos and burrito at home..

“Never summon "Anything" ....”

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..... you can't banish, lol

#3 Mar 3, 2013
yuk

“We're all Bozos on this bus”

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Indianapolis, IN

#4 Mar 3, 2013
Gallop for the Border™

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Bronx, NY

#5 Mar 3, 2013
...as long as the horses aren't from Edmonton and their hide doesn't resemble an old catchers mitt, I'll eat em...

“...another Thanksgiving....”

Since: Jun 08

...done come and gone.....

#6 Mar 3, 2013
...i believe in truth in advertising...if it's supposed to be beef, it should BE beef...but i've eaten horse meat.....no worries here, as it was pretty darned good....
socci

Cameron, MO

#7 Mar 3, 2013
The healthiest thing at Taco Bell :)

London has the brains to only have two outlets :))
socci

Cameron, MO

#8 Mar 3, 2013

London: White Flight

www.youtube.com/watch...
Donkey Estonkey

Hampton, VA

#9 Mar 3, 2013
Taco Bell.., where the vatos all eat!

“New & Improved..”

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Formerly From Kenya

#10 Mar 4, 2013
I don't see any false advertizing here, I ordered from the super saver menu and got what I paid for..!

http://www.winstarfarm.com/horses/super-saver...

“Geologist [I'm Climate Change]”

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Nuneaton

#11 Mar 4, 2013
Ho hum.

Just seen Sly Stallone in "Demolition man".

Those rat burgers are beginning to look appealing. right about now.

Have a nice day: Ag

“Up with which, I will not put”

Since: Jul 08

Sao Paulo

#12 Mar 4, 2013
But I don't quite get it - are horses cheaper than steer? Is there financial gain to use horse meat over bovine meat? Pound per pound, I would think that a steer would produce more meat as well.

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#13 Mar 4, 2013
ya know.. we already know if we eat out, at ANY RESTAURANT,,we are not eating real beef, chicken , pork, etc..
we also know.. Little Timmy spit on our Whoppers..and Ol Margie didnt wash her hands after she pee'd...
we have cancer due to the chemicals..and MRSA due to unclean conditions...and
YES! we are indulging in every workers good or bad day..
eat out at your own risk...
Ill stick with my tuna, cheese n crax at home..

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Right here under my thumb

#14 Mar 4, 2013
BoozerHillbilly spent all night trying to convince his goats that it was horse meat and not mutton.
DonkeyEstonkey

Hampton, VA

#15 Mar 4, 2013
As a vegetarian, this is interesting reading, nothing more...

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#17 Mar 4, 2013
Um, honest question here: what's wrong with eating horse?

We eat all sorts of other animals. Why do horses get a bye?

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Right here under my thumb

#18 Mar 4, 2013
harley-hunni wrote:
If you eat at this place you deserve to fed horse.
Lol!!!

What's the difference between an old Canadian catcher's mitt and a horse?

It's actually fun to ride a horse.

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Since: Nov 10

Powellton WV

#19 Mar 4, 2013
EraserX wrote:
Um, honest question here: what's wrong with eating horse?
We eat all sorts of other animals. Why do horses get a bye?
For the same reason we don't eat dog.

We don't eat man and we don't eat mans best
friends.
Horses and dogs are the only animals that
have teamed up w/man for the betterment of
both species.
W/o dogs and horses the human race would not
be the "dominate" animal on earth.

They have protected us, helped us hunt, travel,
haul supplies, herd our animals, farm our crops,
transport food and medications.
Their help has been invaluable in our development.

We should treat them accordingly.

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Since: Jun 09

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#20 Mar 4, 2013
I'm not saying I'm a horse eating advocate - I just find it odd.

We and other cultures use cattle for all sorts of purposes and yet have no qualms about eating them. At some level, meat is meat.
arctic wrote:
<quoted text>
For the same reason we don't eat dog.
We don't eat man and we don't eat mans best
friends.
Horses and dogs are the only animals that
have teamed up w/man for the betterment of
both species.
W/o dogs and horses the human race would not
be the "dominate" animal on earth.
They have protected us, helped us hunt, travel,
haul supplies, herd our animals, farm our crops,
transport food and medications.
Their help has been invaluable in our development.
We should treat them accordingly.

Level 9

Since: Nov 10

Powellton WV

#21 Mar 4, 2013
EraserX wrote:
I'm not saying I'm a horse eating advocate - I just find it odd.
We and other cultures use cattle for all sorts of purposes and yet have no qualms about eating them. At some level, meat is meat.
<quoted text>
I agree w/that.

I really don't understand why it's such
a big deal in Europe. Considering horse
meat is accepted there. At least it is
in most European countries.

I think America has an aversion to it b/c
we see horses differently. I imagine it goes
back to the "cowboy" days.

Personally I don't like horses being slaughtered
for any reason. To me eating horse is akin to
eating dog and cat.

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