The French enjoy horse meat — here's a horse meat butcher in Paris. But even the French were angry that they had been paying beef prices for it last year. Thomas Coex/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Thomas Coex/AFP/Getty Images

Americans may recoil at the thought of eating horse meat, but other countries feel quite differently, as the sign above this butcher shop in Paris attests. Jacques Brinon/AP hide caption

toggle caption Jacques Brinon/AP

Jamesport has the largest Amish community in Missouri, and horse-pulled buggies are often parked alongside cars. Horse owners in the state are divided over whether to allow horses to be killed for meat in the U.S. Frank Morris for NPR hide caption

toggle caption Frank Morris for NPR