HOUSTON -- Rice Food Markets here thinks it has discovered a low-fat alternative to red meat: emu meat. Since March 17, the chain has been offering rump, drum and thigh cuts of emu meat at its six upscale Rice Epicurean Market stores. The meat was initially cooked and sampled to customers for three days the week before that. The emu, a flightless bird, is now recognized as livestock or exotic livestock in most states, according to the American Emu Association. The product is merchandised ...

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