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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 concerns that it might contain horse. The Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority said in a statement on Wednesday it had told more than 130 Full Article

Opinion: This isn’t a joke, America

A rant and rave by Jerry Finch More horsemeat found in beef products, more bute found in horsemeat, more graft and corruption, more “scientists” saying, “Oh, it’s okay. The ...Full Article

Undercover Activist Details Secret Filming of Animal Abuse & Why “Ag-Gag” Laws May Force Him to Stop

Democracy Now with Amy Goodman & Juan González, April 8, 2013 (NOTE – This is a viewer supported news site)   An animal rights investigator details how he has spent ...Full Article

Guest Op Ed: A little mystery with our meat

Bob Gaydos, April 6, 2013 The horse-meat-in-ground-beef scandal that broke in Europe at the beginning of the year has spawned numerous investigations there as well as a booming business ...Full Article

Russia to ban meat from most Canadian, Mexican suppliers

Dover Cattle Network | Reuters  |  Updated: 04/05/2013 Russia plans to ban meat imports from most Canadian and Mexican suppliers from April 8 over concerns about the use of the feed additive ...Full Article

Op-Ed: Horse Meat Found in Chicken Nuggets, The Scandal Grows

Candace Calloway Whiting - Seattle PI Horse meat in chicken nuggets?  That is just wrong on so many levels… Following the news that horse meat was found in the Swedish ...Full Article

Health fears raised over American horsemeat imports

EuroPolitics | Brian Beary in Washington | Tuesday 02 April 2013 An animal welfare group is alleging that unsafe horsemeat is ending up on European dinner plates due to lax ...Full Article

Market for slaughter horses plunging in wake of Burger-gate

Equine Welfare Alliance – April 5, 2013 – Vicki Tobin – John Holland EWA (Chicago) – USDA data for the first quarter of 2013 indicates a precipitous drop in ...Full Article

What Do We Owe the Horse? Government Considering Slaughterhouse Proposal

(This is one of the best articles I’ve read in ages on horse slaughter. What is reprinted here is a teaser. Click on the link at the bottom to ...Full Article

Animal Welfare Groups to New Mexico Regulators: Horsemeat May Be a Risk to Human Health

HSUS / April 2, 2013 The Humane Society of the United States, Front Range Equine Rescue Petition State Board to Declare Horsemeat Unfit for Human Consumption (April 2, 2013)—The ...Full Article