Could This Happen in Your Backyard?

This “story” also begs the question of why many people think that something like this couldn’t happen here. We absolutely think that something like this could happen, if it hasn’t already. Officials acknowledge that testing for horsemeat is rare because they don’t expect it to be a concern.  Do you think this is good enough? Forbes writer Vickery Eckhoff also details “Five Reasons Why Burger King’s Horse Meat Scandal Could Happen Here.”

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