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Danger on Europe’s Dinner Plate

March 11th, 2013 (2)
NYTimes, Op-Ed, Wayne Pacelle, March 11, 2013 The discovery of horse meat in products labeled as beef in the European Union has raised serious questions, not just about food labeling, but also about food safety and the working of ...

Massive Insanity Strikes Arkansas Legislator

March 10th, 2013 (14)
A lot of what I repost on Habitat for Horses pertains to the insanity surrounding the folks that slaughter horses for fun and profit. For real horse people, reading these articles are like watching the dreams of the truly ...

Humane Society International/Canada and the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition Call for a Ban on Horse Slaughter as Phenylbutazone is Detected in Canadian Horsemeat

March 9th, 2013 (4)
MONTREAL (Mar. 8, 2013) — Humane Society International/Canada and the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition are renewing calls for an immediate federal prohibition on the slaughter, sale, transport and live export of horses for human consumption, after traces of phenylbutazone ...

IMPORTANT: Moran Statement on Reports of Horse Slaughter Plants Reopening

March 8th, 2013 (16)
Congressman James P. Moran (D-VA) Washington, DC – Congressman Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat and co-chair of the Congressional Animal Protection Caucus, today reaffirmed his commitment to banning horse slaughter in the U.S. His statement follows recent actions by the ...

‘Survival of the fittest’: Alberta breeders struggle as demand dwindles amid Europe’s horsemeat scandal

March 8th, 2013 (11)
National Post /Jen Gerson /  It was much like any other horse sale, said auctioneer Dean Edge; chatty farmers and ranchers packed the bright blue stands to watch about 60 horses be led across a thick sawdust floor to be ...

HfH/WHFF Launch Horsemeat DNA Monitoring Program in Light of UK/EU Ground Beef Contamination Scandal

March 7th, 2013 (7)
March 7, 2013 For Immediate release Contacts: Jerry Finch, Habitat for Horses, 866-434-5737, jfinch@habitatforhorses.org R.T. Fitch, Wild Horse Freedom Federation, 800-974-3684, rtfitch@wildhorsefreedomfederation.org Houston – Habitat for Horses (HfH) and Wild Horse Freedom Federation (WHFF) have taken action to monitor and test processed ground beef ...

7 Questions About Wild Horses for Interior Secretary Nominee Sally Jewell

March 7th, 2013 (6)
The Atlantic.com /Andrew Cohen / March 6, 2013 Her predecessor presided over roundups and the sale of horses for slaughter. Without equine or ranching experience, what will this former executive do to right the wrongs? (Note – This is ...

Humane Society blasts BLM on removal of wild mustangs in Nevada

March 7th, 2013 (3)
LATimes.com / John M. Glionna / March 6, 2013   LAS VEGAS — A national animal advocacy group excoriated the federal government, saying it misled the public about last week’s removal of 11 wild mustangs that had coexisted for years with residents of ...

Q&A: What are the chances of a horse meat scandal in the United States?

March 6th, 2013 (11)
SouthCoastToday.com / MARY CLARE JALONICK / Associated Press / March 06, 2013 (Note – This is a reposted article. Please click on the associated links at the top and bottom of the page to post comments. – Editor) The horse meat scandal ...

Humane Society national office urges BLM to return Carson City wild horses back to public land

March 6th, 2013 (4)
CarsonCityNow.org / Jeff Munson on Tue, 03/05/2013 The Humane Society of the United States is the latest animal rights organization to denounce the Bureau of Land Management’s decision to remove a small band of wild horses located east of Carson City, ...