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Horse meat: Would Peter Boddy please feed a burger to Cordelia Gummer?

by | 15th, February 2013

THE horse meat story has resulted in arrests. Peter Boddy, 63, of Peter Boddy Slaughterhouse in Todmorden, West Yorkshire, has been arrested on suspicion of fraud. The man whose factory takes in horses fatally injured at Aintree racecourse venue of the Grand National is accused by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) of providing horse meat for British kebabs and burgers.

A racecourse spokesman has gone on the record:

“We are as confident as we possibly can be that no unfit meat ever reaches human food.”

So. Not confident at all, then.

We await that magic moment when a racecourse owner dandles a jockey on his knee and encourages him to eat a burger. If John Gummer’s not too busy, perhaps he could reprise the role that made he and his then four-year-old daughter Cordelia famous. At the height of the BSE “mad cow” scandal

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