Skip to comments.Horse meat found in Ikea's Swedish meatballs
Posted on 02/25/2013 5:47:05 AM PST by Perdogg
Swedish furniture giant Ikea was drawn into Europe's widening food labeling scandal Monday as authorities said they had detected horse meat in frozen meatballs labeled as beef and pork and sold in 13 countries across the continent.
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That’s why they’re so TASTY!
But the big question is “Do they taste good?”
I would try horse meat but I would like to know that is what it was.
Where did people think all those huge herds of mustangs that roam the American Southwest were disappearing to?
Dogs can eat only so much canned food, you know. And more and more, that is being made up of plant products.
I’m pretty sure I’m not the first person who’s thought of this, but a lot of this horsemeat comes from Romania, from facilities allegedly controlled by organized crime there.
As we all know, organized crime has a funny way of making its enemies conveniently, and permanently, disappear. Think....Jimmy Hoffa, etc.,
So - anyone else putting two and two together? I hope they’re testing for more than horse DNA.
Hoffa.......The ‘other white meat’..........
Swedish Meatballs?.........Next thing you know they’ll be finding it in lutefisk!.........
There’s nothing really ‘bad’ about horse meat, per se, but the problems stems from the veterinary drugs that may be found in a horse that would then be found in the food product.........
I LIKE HORSE MEAT!!!
the reason I replied was the implication that there could be human meat mixed in which was suggested by another poster.
Now I understand why the family butcher I buy from grinds their own
I took his word for it.
Taste like chicken?........
I’m being partially facetious - I do have a dark sense of humor - but on the other hand, it’s a distinct possibility.
When I first read that a lot of the horsemeat being found in Europe was coming out of Romanian abattoirs linked to Romanian organized crime, my first thought was, “Uh huh. Any unsolved disappearances in Romania lately, huh?”
It’s gross, to be sure, but it’s not a possibility I can’t entirely dismiss either.
I was visiting some relatives in New Mexico several years ago and we went to a small grocery store to buy steaks. The meat they bought didn’t look like beef. It was extremely dark, it didn’t taste quite like beef either but it was good. The relatives said it was NM beef but I said I thought it was elk. I have eaten elk meat many times, they had not, it was elk.
you never know. If you have a food processor you can grind your own beef.
Hannibal Lechter Abattoirs?......
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