Has the scandal affected people's meat eating ways?
Due to the recent horse meat scandal people are beginning to rethink their source of beef.
I walked around Wells on market day and approached the general public equipped with the simple questions: Have your meat buying habits changed? and Have you ever eaten horse intentionally?
It turns out that very few people have eaten horse willingly, however that doesn't mean people won't try it.
Julie Legge said: "I think I would try it, I saw horse steaks in France and they looked nice and lean"
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Could this mean that people wouldn't mind if their food contained horse meat as long as there was no deception about it being beef?
A general collective answer from the public has led me to believe that this scandal has affected everyone's attitude to what is in their food. The common answer when asked Have your meat buying habits changed? often included the phrase "more cautious" when it comes to the source of their meat.
Abby Wookey said: "My habits haven't changed with buying meat but I do pay more attention when it comes to ready meals."
For those who already get their meat supply from a High Street butchers have very little to fear when it comes to the origin of their food.
Wells-based busker Gabe Whitehead said: "We normally buy high quality meat anyway" with accomplice Charlie Gearon (vegetarian) to his right.
It is now clear that many more people have started, or are seriously considering, shopping at specialist butchers or farms due to these recent stories.