Dallas Morning News, June 3, 2003, Page 4A

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Winners - Losers

Horse Lovers

A couple of foreign-owned slaughterhouses operating in Texas wanted to legalize the business of turning horses into meat for human consumption overseas.  The idea inflamed horse lovers, who launched a vigorous campaign at the Capitol to outlaw the practice.  Lawmakers reined in the idea.  If Belgians want to turn Trigger into tenderloin, they'll have to look elsewhere.