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European Commission Tests on Horsemeat Safety Are Incomplete

Officials must enact moratorium on sale of horsemeat that does not meet EU import requirements   STRASBOURG (16 April 2013) – In light of the European Commission’s report released today, Humane Society International European Union Director Joanna Swabe, Ph.D., issued the following statement: “Testing for just one of the many drugs banned for use in Full Article

France finds most horsemeat in EU DNA tests – EU sources

TheStarOnline.com.my | April 16, 2013 | Charlie Dunmore BRUSSELS (Reuters) – France found more cases of illegal horsemeat in beef products than any other EU country, early results of DNA ...Full Article

House Bill would Amend Horse Protection Act

The Horse | Pat Raia | April 15, 2013 A new bill introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives would amend the Horse Protection Act (HPA) of 1970 by ...Full Article

USDA Utilizing Iris Scans in Horse Protection Program

April, 2013 USDA Horse Protection Program Utilizing Iris Scan Technology for Equine Identification APHIS’ Horse Protection program has a new technological tool that will allow its inspectors to better ...Full Article

EU agencies consider phenylbutazone detected in horsemeat of low concern for consumers

EMA – European Medicines Agency : News and press releases: EU agencies consider phenylbutazone detected in horsemeat of low concern for consumers; recommend improved horse traceability and monitoring of ...Full Article

A moment of silence

This hurts. We all get down on our country at times. The laws, the legislation, the insanity of it all. There seems to be a giant divide between “us” ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Oh No! Am I A Terrorist?

The Chattanoongan.com | Roy Exum | April 15, 2013 Tennessee’s dreaded “AgGag” bill, which make those who covertly film or expose acts of animal abuse into criminals, was delayed ...Full Article

Cape teen rescues beloved horse from slaughterhouse

Cape Cod Times |Gwenn Friss | April 14, 2013   A Harwich teenager and the horse she grew up with have become a leading face of the latest national effort ...Full Article

No charges to be filed in NM horse shooting case

San Francisco Chronicle | April 13, 2013 ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico man seen in an Internet video swearing at animal activists before shooting a horse in the ...Full Article

Seized horse tied to Zetas is paying off for feds

Houston Chronicle | Guillermo Contreras and Jason Buch | April 12, 2013   As a brother of the feared leader of the Zetas cartel faces a federal trial in Austin next week ...Full Article