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Horse Slaughter

Redford, Richardson Join Lawsuit

By Associated Press, Updated: Monday, July 22, 2013   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Robert Redford and former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson on Monday joined the divisive debate against a return to domestic horse slaughter, announcing the formation of an animal protection foundation to fight the opening of plants in New Mexico and Iowa. The Foundation to Protect New Full Article

Political savvy: A powerful weapon in horse slaughter fight

(Note – These two have long been our “insider” contacts and the working force behind so much that has been done in DC. Until now, they have stayed out ...Full Article

The Brits are mad and the Pros are raving

July 17, 2013 On the other side of the pond, consumers in the EU are starting to question why no one has been held criminally negligent for the horsemeat ...Full Article

The American Horse Slaughter Lobby Fights To Hold Ground

July 15, 2013. Time Magazine, Caroline Kelley The traditional view of American horse slaughter was best captured in a 2007 federal circuit court ruling. “The lone cowboy riding his ...Full Article

Wait! Are you really going to eat that?

July 13, 2013 Two articles are at the top of the reading list this weekend. The first article is the last stand against Valley Meat, brought about by Front ...Full Article

The Confusing World of Food Safety

July 10, 2013 Just so you know, it’s perfectly okay to eat horse meat, even though it’s filled with a dozen drugs and even though there is no record ...Full Article

Today’s To-Do List: Think first, then get angry

July 8, 2013 Far out in the Atlantic, Tropical Storm Chantal was born this morning. We try to stay on top of those storms, since Habitat for Horses is ...Full Article

CBS News Radio – Horse Slaughter

July 3, 2013 CBS Radio News just completed a series on horse slaughter, with interviews by Willie Nelson, Amy Nelson, Chris Heyde of the Animal Welfare Institute, T. Boone ...Full Article

U.S. approves second horse slaughterhouse, but renews bid for ban

July 3, 2013, Reuters, Charles Abbott WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The government approved a horse slaughter plant in Iowa on Tuesday, its second such move in four days, but at ...Full Article

Food Safety and Inspection Service Says It’s Okay to Eat Your Horse

July 2, 2013 Our wonderful US Government, Department of Agriculture, Food Safety And Inspection Service has issued a ruling stating that eating horsemeat is perfectly safe, that all the ...Full Article