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Is eating horse meat illegal in the US?


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Answered 2009-12-07 12:11:26

Contrary to common belief, it is perfectly legal to consume horse meat in the USA. Check with the USDA to confirm this. Horse is delicious cooked or raw. It is more healthy than beef, and equines carry far less diseases than bovines do.

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