VegNews Daily

Burger King Launches New Vegan Horsemeat Patty in UK

The fast food chain capitalizes on the recent ingredient debacle with a veganized horse burger that has the public saying, “Yay!” and neigh.

No one knows how long horsemeat was in Burger King’s patties, but according to a recent consumer poll, the food chain’s patrons were quite fond of the equine cuisine. To appease the public’s pleas, UK Burger Kings have started serving horsemeat patties, on purpose. In an attempt to broaden its customer base, a few of its European locations also serve a vegan version, made from seitan and other miscellaneous ingredients. “I wasn’t sure at first, but I really like it,” says one vegan customer as quoted by The Guardian. “Ironically, it sort of tastes like beef.” If the horsemeat burger and its plant-based counterpart are popular, they will be served in other Burger King locations throughout the EU, and may make their way overseas.

 Comments

IKEA to Introduce Vegan Swedish Meatballs

After being pressured by the animal-rights community, furniture superstore will roll out vegan meatballs this spring.
Read More »

Introducing the Animal Cruelty Exposure Fund

New non-profit's mission is to expose cruelty via mainstream media.
Read More »

Dairy Industry Launches Anti-Vegan-Milk Campaign

With plummeting sales, dairy milk industry says “enough is enough.”
Read More »

Chipotle Mexican Grill Promotes Vegan Option

Popular Mexican eatery encourages public to try its tofu option.
Read More »

Award-Winning Vegan Restaurant To Close Its Doors

San Francisco's famed Millennium Restaurant will shut down this April after losing lease.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »