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BBC News, 24 January 2013 [caption id="attachment_14129" align="alignleft" width="304"] Mary Creagh says she has evidence that horses slaughtered in UK abattoirs tested positive for bute[/caption] A drug that can potentially cause cancer in humans may have entered the food chain via horses slaughtered in UK abattoirs, Labour...

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An undercover Observer investigation has revealed the shocking fate of thousands of British racehorses. Now campaigners want new laws to govern the sport. Antony Barnett, The Observer [caption id="attachment_14078" align="alignleft" width="275"] Running for their life[/caption] It is known as 'the sport of kings', full of glamour, effort and...

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From the Irish Independent By Aideen Sheehan Consumer Correspondent Wednesday January 16 2013 [caption id="attachment_13968" align="alignleft" width="262"] Simon Coveney - The Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine[/caption]TEN million burgers have been recalled from the foodchain following the discovery of horsemeat in beef products. Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney...