Gallery: Horse Meat Scandal Tainted Anew With “bute” – a Painkiller for...


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England’s farming minister admitted that eight horses slaughtered in the UK tested positive for phenylbutazone, a pain killer for horses that can be very dangerous to humans. The environment minister David Heath told officials that out of 206 carcasses tested by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) in response to the widening horse meat scandal, six tested positive, and may have entered the food chain in France, The Guardian reports.

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