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Vets call for action in new horsemeat scandal

February 26th, 2013 (8)
(And where, one might ask, are those caring vets represented by the American Veterinarian Medical Association and the American Association of Equine Practiioners? All we hear are pro-slaughter statements from the suits in the home office, although they have ...

Horsemeat Scandal Illustrates Need for Federal Action

February 26th, 2013 (8)
Humane Society Legislative Fund, February 26, 2013 A food scandal has rocked Europe, where products labeled as beef—everything from frozen lasagna to Swedish meatballs—have tested positive for horsemeat. But it’s not just in Europe where government officials should take notice; the controversy affects ...

Call the Oklahoma Governor Today!

February 26th, 2013 (7)
Oklahomans Against Horse Slaughter in 2012 and Beyond Facebook Page! Put your hoof picks and curry combs away folks! It is time to saddle up and getO down to business! We have been getting a lot of support across ...

Elko man to temporarily head BLM

February 26th, 2013 (11)
BY STEVE TETREAULT STEPHENS WASHINGTON BUREAU / Las Vegas Review Journal / February 25, 2013 WASHINGTON – Nevada native Neil Kornze will soon be named acting national director of the Bureau of Land Management, officials confirmed Monday. Kornze, from Elko, joined ...

Adopt a Horse from Willie Nelson

February 25th, 2013 (11)
The Nelson family and Habitat for Horses are reinstating the Willie Signature Horses series of horses, four of which are now up for adoption. These horses are currently living on Willie’s ranch in Luck, Texas. They are healthy and ...

Horse meat found in IKEA meatballs

February 25th, 2013 (10)
Kim Hjelmgaard, USA TODAY, February 25, 2013 The unfolding horse-meat scandal in Europe is partly a result of a complex supply chain.   LONDON — It’s been about a month since a factory in Ireland let the pony out ...

EWA/WHFF Expose illegal Horse Meat Shipments through Port of Houston TX

February 25th, 2013 (5)
(Note – I try to keep the articles and posts on this website different from RT Fitch’s “Straight From the Horse’s Heart” so that we can spread the word even further. This article is different – complete evidence that ...

Oklahoma leaders pursue first horse slaughterhouse

February 24th, 2013 (11)
Note – This article needs your comments! Don’t post comments here, post them on the Tulsa World website. They are swamped with pro-slaughter comments. By JANET PEARSON Associate Editor Who knew we had so many animal-rights nuts in the ...

Horse meat scandal latest: Are you eating frog poison?

February 24th, 2013 (4)
A POWERFUL painkiller made from the poison of jungle frogs is feared to have entered the food chain in contaminated horse meat.   By: Stuart Winter / The Express / Sun, February 24, 2013 The drug, extracted from South American tree frogs ...

Horse meat in the US? Unlikely, but tests are rare

February 24th, 2013 (6)
(Personal note – I never thought that this blog would turn into posting articles about food safety. The lies, corruption and deceit might be focused on horsemeat at the moment, but the more I’ve read, the more I become ...