• Short Summary

    A WESTBROOK, CONNECTICUT STORE BECAME THE FIRST IN THAT STATE'S HISTORY TO BE LICENSED TO SELL HORSEMEAT FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION.

  • Description


    MEAT IN COUNTER, HORSEMEAT BEING WEIGHED. PEOPLE PICKING UP PACKAGES OF MEAT. BUTCHERS CARLSON COMMENTS AS INDICATED (SOME OF HIS COMMENTS ARE OVER SHOTS OF MEAT COUNTER ACTIVITY). STEAK BEING SERVED TO TABLE AT YACHT CLUB ONE DINER ASKS FOR MEDIUM, AFTER CHEWING ANOTHER SAYS IT TASTES DIFFERENT. ONE DINER RAISES GLASS AND SAYS +CHEERS. I'VE TASTED WORSE BEEF. MORE GENERAL SHOTS OF EATING. REPORTER WRAPUP.




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    Background: A WESTBROOK, CONNECTICUT STORE BECAME THE FIRST IN THAT STATE'S HISTORY TO BE LICENSED TO SELL HORSEMEAT FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION. TUESDAY THE STORE OPENED TO THE PUBLIC. BUTCHER KEN CARLSON SAID HE EXPECTED A FEW PEOPLE TO SHOW UP BUT THAT BUSINESS WAS BOOMING AND PEOPLE WERE BUYING LARGE QUANTITIES, NOT SIMPLY SMALL AMOUNTS TO TRY IT OUT. HORSEMEAT STEAKS WERE SERVED AT A LOCAL YACHT CLUB AND MEMBERS THERE WHILE EATING SAID ALTHOUGH IT TASTED SOMEWHAT DIFFERENT THEY HAD TASTED WORSE BEEF.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2O17B5WVRDPSE0VJ4IEI9OMZN
    Media URN:
    VLVA2O17B5WVRDPSE0VJ4IEI9OMZN
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/04/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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