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Anyone for venison sushi?

Anyone for venison sushi?
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The price of tuna is now so high that Japanese sushi chefs are considering making their dish with raw horse meat and cuts of smoked deer instead of the traditional tuna. The Japanese, who eat three quarters of the tuna caught each year, are victims of sushi’s global success; it is the new found demand for it from Muswell Hill to Moscow that has sent tuna prices sky rocketing. However, I don’t think even the most adventurous eater is going to be too keen on raw horse meat sushi.