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9 Countries That Actually Love Horsemeat

02/17/2013 02:09 pm ET

The horsemeat scandal currently plaguing Europe has made even the most adventurous eaters a bit squeamish.

But when you think about it, is horsemeat really that bizarre?

Surprisingly, slaughtering horses for human consumption is legal in the U.S., according to a recent report from NBC News. That said, no new slaughter houses have opened in this country since Congress lifted a ban on funding for the regulation of horsemeat in 2011.

Though you might not find a pony burger on a menu in the U.S. anytime soon, there are a number of places around the world where horsemeat is less than taboo.


Check out 9 countries that actually enjoy eating horsemeat:

Countries That Actually Love Horse Meat

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