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    12-23-2011, 10:32 PM
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If horses become food animals, then the FDA will have no choice but to take drugs such at "bute" off the market. Most likely, they will get banamine too.
Horses have BEEN food animals all along, so how exactly will this change things?
     
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    12-23-2011, 10:33 PM
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This. Companies have to put those warnings on their products to protect their own arses...98% of them pose no threat to people consuming horse meat.
So a full 2 % do pose a threat? Scary stuff.
     
    12-23-2011, 10:34 PM
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Horses have BEEN food animals all along, so how exactly will this change things?
Not legally in the USA. Perhaps in Australia.........
     
    12-23-2011, 10:34 PM
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And to answer the original question of this thread:

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Originally Posted by Celeste    
Why do horse lovers support slaughter? Does anybody on this forum besides me actually like horses?
How can you, as a veterinarian, support euthanasia? Do you actually enjoy killing animals? I thought you were supposed to help them and heal them!
     
    12-23-2011, 10:38 PM
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Originally Posted by bubba13    
Or how about pesticides on food? Unless you're buying everthing organic, and even that's not foolproof. Hope you don't own anything plastic, either, because that's toxic. Many forms of cookware have chemicals that leach out and can contaminate your food with toxins (this is well-documented). Or how about soda? Hair spray? Pollution from cars and factories?

Say, I've got an idea....

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From what I've read, even soy products contain some sort of estrogen which can negatively impact the system.

Also um...if you don't want to eat horse...don't?
Honestly I don't see a massive market for horse burgers in the US anyway...
     
    12-23-2011, 10:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Celeste    
So a full 2 % do pose a threat? Scary stuff.
Of course this is just an estimate. I myself haven't done much research on the statistics. However, the 2% or so encompass drugs that are probably not those that are going to be given to a horse in the first place. Something so powerful that it would negatively impact the secondary consumer is NOT something I would give directly to my horse.

Of course, if we all hate our horses, I suppose we'd give them these drugs.
     
    12-23-2011, 10:45 PM
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Originally Posted by bubba13    
Unless you're buying everything organic


They released a research in Europe (really lengthy, like 10 years or so) that all that "organic" food (and that it's better for the health) seems to be on same page as "global warming". I may try to find a reference (as it's been some time after I read that), but I definitely can see the point.
     
    12-23-2011, 10:47 PM
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Not legally in the USA. Perhaps in Australia.........
Since when? Find me the law. When was it illegal to slaughter or eat horses in the US?
     
    12-23-2011, 10:49 PM
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It has never been illegal to consume horse slaughter in the states.
     
    12-23-2011, 10:50 PM
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Just a reminder to everyone: please, stay civil and avoid the personal attacks and direct insults!
     

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