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Turnspit Dogs: The Rise And Fall Of The Vernepator Cur

Turnspit Dogs: The Rise And Fall Of The Vernepator Cur

| May 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The turnspit dog was once an essential part of every large kitchen in Britain. Bred to run in a wheel that turned a roasting spit, the small but strong dogs ensured that the meat cooked evenly.

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Where’s The Beef? Burger King Finds Horsemeat In Its U.K. Patties

Where’s The Beef? Burger King Finds Horsemeat In Its U.K. Patties

| February 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

The fast food giant said this week that some of its burgers in Britain and Ireland were found to contain horsemeat. That’s prompted a Twitter campaign and threats of a boycott.

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