The Morning Brew: 3.11

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​Missouri state representative Jim Viebrock wants to circumvent federal bans and allow horse slaughter for food in Missouri. Viebrock argues that unwanted and abandoned horses can be slaughtered and sold to European and Japanese markets. (USA Today)

New York State legislator introduces bill to make any addition of salt to prepared food illegal. Assemblyman Felix Ortiz admits to having done no research on the role of salt in food chemistry. (Albany Times Union)

Moth threatens Napa Valley grape crops. The non-native grapevine moth could harm up to $473 million worth of grapes. (Business Week)

Irish cuisine isn't corned beef and cabbage. A look at Ireland's food history and the loss of a national cuisine. (Chicago Sun-Times)

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