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to wonder WTF would it take for people stop eating "meat"

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ElenorRigby Wed 13-Feb-13 18:33:00

Just that really!

CarlingBlackMabel Wed 13-Feb-13 18:43:59

Admittedly bits of dead jockey in the horseburger might start to make me think twice.

Kyrptonite Wed 13-Feb-13 18:44:17

I like meat. I don't like quorn, tofu or veg much.

So nothing really will stop me eating meat. Think of the millions of poor defenceless broccoli who will suffer if I switched to veg.

Ilovesunflowers Wed 13-Feb-13 18:44:22

I presume you mean the horse/donkey thing. Well I think you'd be a fool to give up meat because of that. Problems happen with food all the time, not just with meat. Glass fragments in baby food, food poisoning from beansprouts etc etc. I used to work for a big supermarket and we'd be contacted regularly to take certain products off the shelves due to one potential danger or another. Problems will always happen with food. The liklihood of these problems affecting you are miniscule.

somedayma Wed 13-Feb-13 18:44:29

Ohhhh yeh...I never thought of that grovel

Soloman it's a reasonable question when you put it like that! But no, it's not necessarily obvious what 'meat' was referring to - I have several veggie friends who refer to Quorn products as 'meat'.

I like meat. So I eat it. End of story really.

Bogeyface Wed 13-Feb-13 18:45:35

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AnyFucker Wed 13-Feb-13 18:46:04

I like meat

I like it sooooooooo much, I sleep in a meat bed and bathe in a meat bath

I roll around in it for pleasure, I wear dresses made out of it (am not Lady Gaga)

I paint it, and I caress it, before I eat it

you don't do these things ?

If humans didn't eat meat there would be no cows or sheep - well, not the domesticated breeds anyway.

PickledInAPearTree Wed 13-Feb-13 18:46:15

I like meat.

I'd eat horse.

OpheliasWeepingWillow Wed 13-Feb-13 18:46:20

I don't think I could eat hedgehog, badger, elephant or tiger so I guess I've given those up

<helpful>

HermioneE Wed 13-Feb-13 18:46:23

Assuming this is about the horse meat scandal OP, did you know they eat horse deliberately in some countries?

And I suggest not watching I'm a Celebrity... Although personally I'd rather eat horse than watch that anyway!!

Kyrptonite Wed 13-Feb-13 18:47:41

I think tiger might taste quite nice. Elephant looks a tad tough however.

grin Bogey.

Someone on a thread the other day asked "why do humans think they have to be the head of all species."

It made me laugh. People are actually going round wondering how we got here!

KB02 Wed 13-Feb-13 18:48:27

Makes me think of 'special stuff '

I will happily eat any kind of meat served up for me. Meat is meat.

Portofino Wed 13-Feb-13 18:49:44

I understood that meat will become a lot more expensive in the future, due to the cost and availabilty of grain etc I foresee that we will all eat a lot less of it than we do now.

ElenorRigby Wed 13-Feb-13 18:49:49

desinewed meat, horse meat, no tracebility, donkey meat, anymeat, beaten horsemeat,
When would a stomach turn?
Personally I fucked it off in '86 at the start of the BSE crisis. <boak>

wigglesrock Wed 13-Feb-13 18:50:19

See the horse/donkey aspect doesn't bother me, obviously I'd rather it was labelled correctly but I don't see any difference between eating a horse and a cow. I'd rather eat horse than sheep. I quite like sheep.

PickledInAPearTree Wed 13-Feb-13 18:50:38

I ate a reindeer in Sweden around Christmas time. It was really lovely.

pigletmania Wed 13-Feb-13 18:50:52

Yabvvvu I love meat and will not stop eating it, after all we are omnivores. I don't buy value stuff but good quality meat

SkinnybitchWannabe Wed 13-Feb-13 18:51:15

I always say if sheep, cows, chickens and fish didn't taste so nice I wouldn't eat it.
Im married to a butcher so alwayd get the best cuts cheap.

AnyFucker Wed 13-Feb-13 18:51:49

good for you, OP

smashing

now where did I lose that fuck I am supposed to give ?

hellhasnofurylikeahungrywoman Wed 13-Feb-13 18:53:41

I avoid mechanically recovered meat but I like meat meat.

PickledInAPearTree Wed 13-Feb-13 18:54:20

It dosent stop me eating meat but I don't eat the real rank stuff.

CloudsAndTrees Wed 13-Feb-13 18:54:36

My stomach isn't turned by there being horsemeat in cheap lasagnes and the like because I don't eat that shite anyway.

It's not that hard to only eat good quality meat that hasn't travelled all the way across Europe and had God knows what mixed with it.

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