3/01/2013 09:12:00 AM

Marc Vetri on Horse Meat: Humanity and Justice for All

Marc Vetri weighs in on the horse meat controversy with an insightful piece on the Huffington Post. The discovery of horse masquerading as beef in Ikea meatballs and other packaged food in Europe has sparked a debate in America. Some chefs who have said they’d gladly serve horse (the U.S. ban was lifted in 2011) have been hit with bomb threats and other vitriol.

Vetri makes several good points - pigs are more intelligent than horses, for example - and tries to bring the conversation back to the humane treatment of other people, not just animals. Will he serve horse? He hasn’t decided yet. Click over to read the whole thing.


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