January 31, 2013
businessweek:

Burger King Will Start DNA Testing for Horse Meat 

Just to be clear: Burger King says there is no horse meat in its burgers. And just to make sure, Burger King tells Bloomberg Businessweek, it plans to test its beef patties for foreign DNA, including horse, pork, and lamb.

Read more at Bloomberg Businessweek

Yuck.

businessweek:

Burger King Will Start DNA Testing for Horse Meat

Just to be clear: Burger King says there is no horse meat in its burgers. And just to make sure, Burger King tells Bloomberg Businessweek, it plans to test its beef patties for foreign DNA, including horse, pork, and lamb.

Read more at Bloomberg Businessweek

Yuck.

  1. lesliefdurham reblogged this from theatlantic and added:
    looks like my petition worked.
  2. troyminos reblogged this from amyvernon and added:
    Horse! The other…umm…meat.
  3. theviraltruth reblogged this from theatlantic and added:
    I’m not going to lie, I don’t really care what kind of meat it is.
  4. backformore06 reblogged this from theatlantic
  5. theredshoes reblogged this from theatlantic and added:
    JESUS.
  6. colouritbeautiful reblogged this from theatlantic and added:
    Nasty. Fast food is nasty
  7. unknown-shutter reblogged this from jonprins
  8. minjung reblogged this from theatlantic
  9. cableknit-knight reblogged this from theatlantic
  10. djackmanson reblogged this from amyvernon and added:
    Frankly, most of us meat-eaters couldn’t tell the difference between cheap cow meat and horsemeat anyway.
  11. afreck reblogged this from theatlantic and added:
    Why is everyone hating on horse meat??? What if there were cow races?
  12. basedgoodnesstho reblogged this from theatlantic
  13. introvert-at-best reblogged this from theatlantic
  14. bokononice9 reblogged this from theatlantic and added:
    Burger King Will Start DNA Testing for Horse Meat Just to be clear: Burger King says there is no horse meat in its...
  15. therodentqueen reblogged this from chipmunksback and added:
    Meh. I’ll worry about foreign DNA when they come out with a Soylent Green burger.
  16. drjcuboulder reblogged this from theatlantic and added:
    Whew. Glad I haven’t eaten there in 20 years. How alarming is it that they have to do DNA testing to be sure they’re not...
  17. davereines reblogged this from theatlantic and added:
    Hey let’s head off for a horse whopper
  18. floooooooooom reblogged this from theatlantic
  19. acosbysweata reblogged this from theatlantic and added:
    i just eat at in n out. but tbh if my whopper had pork and lamb meat in it guess how many fucks i would give negative...
  20. offthebackistan reblogged this from theatlantic and added:
    Personally, I think a beef/horse/lamb/pork burger, done in the right proportions, would be really great.
  21. jessiehtang reblogged this from theatlantic
  22. asobbrokeup reblogged this from tobeconcludedlater and added:
    Ehh, whatever it was, it was delicious
  23. rev320productions reblogged this from theatlantic
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  26. hellosail reblogged this from theatlantic and added:
    Today in reblogging when The Atlantic tumblrs like a real person…
  27. vagrancyordeath reblogged this from theatlantic
  28. gamma-fief reblogged this from theatlantic and added:
    >implying I really care about “DA HORSES” when I want my factory farmed, hormone enriched disk of fat and protein.