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Horse Meat Scandal Ensnares U.K. Taco Bell, as U.S. Mulls Horse Slaughterhouses

March 2nd, 2013 (10)
Three other beef products in England also tested positive for horse meat NBCDWF /  Cathy Rainone / Friday, Mar 1, 2013    Europe’s horse meat food labeling scandal continues to hit major food companies, while regulators in the U.S. are weighing ...

What’s in Your Horse Burger? Chemicals That Pose Serious Health Risks

March 2nd, 2013 (3)
It’s not just because they’re pretty. Their meat poses serious health risks. Vickery Eckhoff in Newsweek. The French take few tips from the British, but French Agriculture Minister Stéphane Le Foll made an exception recently when addressing reporters at ...

U.S.D.A. May Approve Horse Slaughter Plant

March 1st, 2013 (15)
New York Times, STEPHANIE STROM, February 28, 2013 The United States Department of Agriculture is likely to approve a horse slaughtering plant in New Mexico in the next two months, which would allow equine meat suitable for human consumption to be ...

Carson City neighborhood grieves as BLM traps local wild horses

February 28th, 2013 (15)
Los Angeles Times /John M. Glionna / February 28, 2013 VEGAS – A grass-roots community group in northern Nevada watched helplessly Wednesday as federal officials removed most of what remained of a band of wild mustangs with which residents say they ...

HSI/Canada Calls for a Prohibition on Horse Slaughter after Cruelty in Canadian Facilities Exposed

February 28th, 2013 (5)
Humane Society International/Canada / February 28, 2013 Following the recent exposé, showing numerous animal welfare violations on Canadian horse feedlots, Humane Society International/Canada is calling for a federal prohibition on the slaughter, sale, transport and export of horses for human ...

Slaughter of U.S. horses soars as horse meat scandal explodes

February 28th, 2013 (6)
Equine Welfare Alliance / February 27, 2013 Chicago (EWA) – According to USDA statistics, the slaughter of US horses soared by 32% in 2012 to over 176,000, a twenty year high. The horses were exported largely to slaughter houses in ...

Advocates Concerned by Shipment of Horse Meat Through U.S. Ports

February 28th, 2013 (2)
STEPHANIE STROM / February 27, 2013 / NYTimes (Expanded version of the story first published yesterday) As concerns over horse meat infiltrating products labeled ground beef grows among American consumers, an advocacy group released shipping documents showing that horse meat does ...

Horsemeat scandal and global processed food suppliers linked to arms trafficking

February 27th, 2013 (7)
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by: J. D. Heyes, Naturalnews.com (NaturalNews) The unfolding horse meat outrage currently engulfing Europe has taken on a new, bizarre twist, according to investigators. Key figures involved in the unfolding scandal have been linked to ...

The Great Horsemeat Scandal

February 27th, 2013 (6)
Australian Institute of Food Safety / February 27, 2013 / Infographic Habitat for Horses recently lost 100 acres of grazing land needed to feed our rescued horses! Your help is desperately needed! Without this land we can not rescue other ...

Horse meat shipped through the Port of Houston

February 27th, 2013 (7)
(This report is the result of an ongoing investigation by the Wild Horse Freedom Federation and the Equine Welfare Alliance. Under current Texas law, it is illegal to transport horsemeat for human consumption, yet blinders are in place on ...