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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 over allegations of money laundering involving quarter horses, the government is breeding one of his champion studs. Mr. Piloto, winner of the 2010 All American Futurity Full Article

Obama Administration Blocks Horse Slaughter

Obama Administration Blocks the Reinstatement of Horse Slaughter | Seattle PI, Candace Calloway Whiting By including a proposal in the 2014 budget to prohibit the funding of horse meat inspection, the Obama administration ...Full Article

Horsemeat scandal’s prime suspect revealed: Is this the tycoon who butchered the meat trade?

He has become a leading suspect in the food scandal which has seen tainted meat sold by British supermarkets in ready meals and burgers The Mirror, David Collins, Sam Hurley, ...Full Article

Good News for the Horse, But the Fight Goes on

Huffington Post, Michael D’Antonio (Author, ‘Mortal Sins, Sex, Crime, and the Era of Catholic Scandal’}, April 11, 2013 The news is getting better for horses. The Obama Administration is getting ...Full Article

Feral vs. wild horses

High Country News, Monica Gokey | Apr 11, 2013 (Interesting debate. While I disagree with her final analysis, it adds fuel to the fire of wild vs. feral. If horses are ...Full Article

Dutch horsemeat sold as beef for two years

The Local (Germany’s English Newspaper), April 11, 2013 (Note – Most of the 50,000 Tons of meat from this recall have already been sold and consumed – on the ...Full Article

Obama Moves to Block Horse Slaughter

NYTimes, Stephanie Strom, April 11, 2013 The Obama administration has included a proposal in its 2014 budget that would effectively ban the slaughter of horses for human consumption. Technically, ...Full Article

New Budget BANS Horse Slaughter Inspectors!

Breaking News from Equine Welfare Alliance, comments from Jerry Finch Department of Agriculture Secretary Vilsack has entered this statement into the new budget: Page 197 of Dept. of Agriculture ...Full Article

Canada: SPCA explains why seized horses sent to auction

(Note – This “SPCA is NOT part of the ASPCA located in the US. The ASPCA is an independent nonprofit and not associated with any other “SPCA” on any ...Full Article

New horse scare: 55,000 tons of meat recalled Europe-wide by Dutch authorities

NBC WORLD NEWS By Gilbert Kreijger and Thomas Escritt, Reuters AMSTERDAM — Dutch food safety authorities have ordered the Europe-wide withdrawal of 55,000 tons of beef from sale over ...Full Article