Russell Reveals: What's the beef over horse burgers?
Russell Reveals is our weekly Tuesday column in your Telegraph from journalist Stuart Russell. Always thought-provoking!
Here is an extract from this week – read more in today’s Telegraph
WHY all this fuss over a bit of horse flesh?
They eat it in other countries then suddenly there’s all hell let loose here because small amounts turn up in some cheap burgers.
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Apologetic statements were issued as soon as it was discovered and health officials fell over themselves to assure us all that there was no danger whatever to our health if we ate the burgers.
While the BBC and some papers were trying themselves in knots over this the internet burst into immediate life when the news broke with literally thousands of jokes on the subject.
A typically British reaction and great to see.