They eat horses don’t they … the French …

  The French eat – even love – the meat of the horse called chevaline. However, this Christmas (2012) the Brigitte Bardot Foundation is launching a campaign to stop people killing horses in order to eat them. The French eat all of 30,000 tonnes of horse-meat every year. This means that 20,000 foals  are slaughtered annually to end up on someone’s plate. The […]

Don't eat horses campaign on Paris buses

Don’t eat horses campaign on Paris buses

 

The French eat – even love – the meat of the horse called chevaline.

However, this Christmas (2012) the Brigitte Bardot Foundation is launching a campaign to stop people killing horses in order to eat them.

The French eat all of 30,000 tonnes of horse-meat every year.

This means that 20,000 foals  are slaughtered annually to end up on someone’s plate.

The foal is slaughtered at 18 months.

A horse butcher in Paris

A horse butcher in Paris

 

 

don't eat horses campaign Dec 2012 - 2

 

 

Marilyn Z. Tomlins

5 Responses to “They eat horses don’t they … the French …”

  1. 5
    Eugene Says:

    And now, thanks to Findus and others, it looks like even in Britain much of the lasagna and similar foods contain horse meat. Just how this could have escaped the attention of authorities for so long is another mystery..

  2. 4
    commenter Says:

    Yes, they eat horses. It’s sometimes called “beef”:

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jan/15/horse-dna-found-supermarket-beefburgers

  3. 3
    Sofie Says:

    Most excellent proposal! Bravo…save the Bronco!!

  4. 2
    Marilyn Z. Tomlins Says:

    A Non,

    She’s good, so she would have. But oh the French are going to welcome those Canadian horses!

  5. 1
    A Non Says:

    Has Brigitte heard of the planned “wild horse cull” in Canada? It’s all part of “managing the herd”, officials say. The culled feral horse herd may end up in markets overseas.

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