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Horse Slaughter

NM horse slaughterhouse says it was hit by arson

Seattle Times, JERI CLAUSING, Associated Press, July 30, 2013 Arsonists set fire to the southeastern New Mexico company that planned to resume domestic horse slaughter next week, the company’s owner said Tuesday. “They tried to burn the place down,” Valley Meat Co. owner Rick De Los Santo said Tuesday in reference to opponents who have been making Full Article

Native American Tribes Divided on Horse Slaughter

Food Product Design, Josh Long ALBUQUERQUE—A lawsuit that challenges the revival of horse slaughter in the United States illustrates the divisiveness of the practice even among the people who ...Full Article

Breaking News: NM company wastewater permit denied

Seattle PI, JERI CLAUSING, Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico company’s hard-fought attempts to convert its cattle plant to a horse slaughterhouse was dealt a series of ...Full Article

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 ...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