As if this is even a surprise, PETA is freaking out about this ...
"Meat is the decomposing flesh of an abused animal who didn't want to die, and after being under the TV lights it would smell like the rotting flesh that it is and likely be crawling with maggots."
Read more: http://newsfeed.time.com/2010/09/14/...#ixzz0zXLcQDnH
They were also upset that Joe Biden handed out hot dogs to returning soldiers:
"The animal rights group has sent a letter to Biden "urging him to stop feeding returning U.S. troops fat- and cholesterol-laden hot dogs and to give them lean, nutritious veggie dogs or other vegan food instead,"