Why Don’t We Eat Horse Meat?

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When it comes to eating animals, why are we OK with some but repulsed by others? We eat cows, pigs, chickens… but not horses. Congress has taken a small step toward allowing horse slaughter facilities to open as early as September. It’s not a sure thing, but it has reopened a conversation about why we have certain meat taboos.

Credits

Guest:
Corby Kummer - Senior editor at The Atlantic and author of The Joy of Coffee - @ckummer

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Ryan Kailath