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Animals that are killed, independent on the method, have to be examined by a veterinarian and a sample should be tested. When the test comes back clean, the animal can be butchered and eaten. However, a restaurant kitchen is not an abattoir and there's a high risk of cross-contamination. Think about the fur, the dust, the lice or other insects on the ...
In Alaska moose roadkill is a common occurrence. Each one represents hundreds of pounds of perfectly usable meat. The state maintains a waiting list of charities that are called to butcher and distribute the dead animals. Obviously the health risk in Alaska is much lower than in Kentucky just because of the lower average temperature.
There is no difference how it dies, by bow, shotgun or truck. The only concern is what diseases the animal may have but you have those same concerns if you're a hunter. Now, I own a restaurant but I don't know what our inspector would say if I started butchering animals we dragged in off the street. While he may be fine with it, it's the appearance to the ...
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