Would you buy horsemeat if it saved you cash?MoneySaving Poll Results

Souk
The mislabelling scandal over horsemeat shows that until told, many didn’t notice the difference. Yet if you KNEW it was horsemeat - and was bred for eating, thus safe - would it make a difference?

How much cheaper would it need to be before you’d knowingly buy a horsemeat ready meal (or steak) compared to beef?

Results

I'd prefer horse to beef (eg, Hindus)545 votes (4 %)
I’d buy horse or beef at the same price2,234 votes (16 %)
Horsemeat would need to be at least 25% cheaper1,467 votes (11 %)
Horsemeat would need to be at least half the cost1,529 votes (11 %)
Horsemeat would need to be at least a quarter the cost334 votes (2 %)
Horsemeat would need to be at least 10% of the cost296 votes (2 %)
I wouldn't eat horsemeat even if it was free5,837 votes (42 %)
Not relevant – I'm vegetarian/kosher/other religious reason1,688 votes (12 %)

                   13,930 votes received.

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