Burger King admits their burgers contain horse meat, which comes as a relief to anyone who has actually seen or tasted them.—
Brian Soto (@TrainedHedonist) February 01, 2013
Nope, they’re not horsing around. Burger King officials in the U.K. finally copped to using horse meat in their fast-food products.
Yucks, yuks, and unsavory puns proliferated on Twitter:
When you go to Burger King in London, they don't just give you one cardboard crown. They give you three. Get it? It's a horse joke.—
Sam Knight (@samknight1) February 01, 2013
Burger King has been selling us hamburgers with horse meat in them?! 😷 Please excuse me while I go vomit.—
50 Shades of Bitch (@BitterGrlProbs) February 01, 2013
The restaurant chain will now DNA test its burgers.
Burger King is going to start testing their beef for "foreign DNA" like pork, horse, & lamb? I'll take lamb in my $3 burger anytime.—
Stefanie Pinkney (@stefpinkney) February 01, 2013
Consumers have suggestions for #NewBurgerKingSlogans: