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02/13/2013 08:51 am ET | Updated Apr 15, 2013

What's So Bad About Horsemeat?

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Eating horse meat wasn't always taboo, as it now is in places that include the U.K. In the eighth century, Pope Gregory III called the pagan ritual a "filthy and abominable custom" and consumption was banned. Still, it must have been tasty enough, because horse meat has never completely disappeared from menus.

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