‘Horse Meat for London’ – a Newspaper Story from 1948

Posted on February 12th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

Newspaper report on the opening of a new slaughterhouse in Langport to meet demand for horse meat in London – October 1948

With all the hullaballoo regarding horse meat at the moment, we thought we’d post this topical news story from 1948 which reports on an anticipated big demand for horse meat in London.

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historical newspaper story from 1948 about the demand for horse meat in london in 1948

Taunton Courier, and Western Advertiser – Saturday 02 October 1948

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