Horse Eaters in European Union Complain of Brazilian Horse Flesh Laced with Naproxen

“Sorry, can’t get upset over humans eating the flesh of companion animals and complaining about what sort of chemicals are in it.  Horse carcasses from the U.S. are toxic to humans and now Brazil has drugs in meat not intended for human consumption.  Just what are the poor European horse eaters to do?  (I have an idea, it has something to do with that mysterious place where the sun never shines.)” ~ R.T.


By Oscar Rousseau as published on GlobalMeatNews.com

A discovery of Brazilian horsemeat laced with naproxen in Belgium has sparked calls for tough controls over EU imports of horsemeat.

naproxenThe identification of naproxen, a substance banned in EU foodstuffs, in horsemeat imports shipped from Brazil to Belgium has sparked fresh food safety concerns, raised by the Humane Society International (HSI).

The body has been strongly critical of the EU’s imports of horsemeat from Brazil after evidence emerged of animal welfare abuse in South America. This latest discovery has led HSI to, in its own words, “sound the alert bell” about the food safety issues linked to Brazilian horsemeat.

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