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Ten million burgers recalled as horsemeat probe begins

From the Irish Independent By Aideen Sheehan Consumer Correspondent Wednesday January 16 2013 TEN million burgers have been recalled from the foodchain following the discovery of horsemeat in beef products. Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney said that one company at the centre of the scandal, Silvercrest, had recalled its burgers while an investigation was under way Full Article

HBO Sued Over Alleged Horse Deaths Cover-Up on ‘Luck’

Former American Humane Association employee blows the whistle on an alleged attempt by show producers to pressure animal monitoring organization to look the other way.   The Hollywood Reporter 1/2/2013 ...Full Article

Minnesota Horse Council member charged with abusing horses

Buffalo woman suspended after charges of starving her 16 horses. By Paul Levy, Star Tribune A member of the Minnesota Horse Council, the state’s most influential equine group, has been ...Full Article

The American Horse Christmas Tree

The Celebration didn’t happen. There is no star shining brightly on the top of the tree. Many supporters may remember the first lighting of the American Horse Christmas Tree, ...Full Article

2012 U.S. Animal Protection Laws Rankings™

December 17th, 2012  Animal Legal Defense Fund Annual Study Ranks Laws Across the Country New Category for “Ag Gag” Laws, Idaho Most-Improved  The Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) announces ...Full Article

Tennessee District Attorneys General Urged To Investigate Possible Horse Abuse

From The Chattanoogan Thursday, December 06, 2012 The Humane Society of the United States has asked 11 Tennessee District Attorneys General to acquire and test all “foreign substance swab ...Full Article

Habitat for Horses Website Updated

After almost 200 years of intense preparation and the dedicated effort of thousands of people, the new Habitat for Horses website is finally online. This has been a major ...Full Article

Brutal Documentary, Saving America’s Horses, Shatters Hollywood Myth

Forbes Lifestyle, Vickery Eckhoff Hollywood has mythologized horses for decades, but taught moviegoers little about them. This is great for pumping millions into the entertainment and racing industries, but ...Full Article

Feds bring first case under new ‘animal crush’ video law

By TAL KOPAN | 11/29/12 6:52 PM EST – Politico A Houston man and woman were indicted Wednesday for producing “animal crush” videos, the first federal case brought under ...Full Article

Leachman horse abuse trial begins

By JAN FALSTAD/Billings Gazette A jury was selected Monday during the opening day of trial for James Leachman of Billings, who is charged with abusing five horses on a ...Full Article