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Horse Slaughter

Drugged horses slipping through ‘inadequate’ food system

The Spec, May 24, 2013   The horse “passport” Canada relies on to keep toxic meat off dinner tables around the world is open to fraud and error, a Star investigation reveals. Using undercover reporters, the Star found problems with passports — which are supposed to detail a horse’s complete medical history — for several Full Article

Australia set to kill 10,000 horses

ABC News, Gail Liston, May 21, 2013 The Central Land Council has started a cull of up to 10,000 horses on Tempe Downs Station in the Northern Territory. The ...Full Article

Local Horse Rescue Offers Alternative to Slaughter

Seattle PI, Candace Calloway Whiting, May 17, 2013 In 2004 this sensitive and kind horse, Dakota, was purchased for fifty cents per pound to prevent her and the foal ...Full Article

Thirty horses on way to slaughter die in New York trailer fire

May 7, 2013 – Equine Welfare Alliance EWA (Chicago) – An estimated 30 horses died in a truck fire on I-81 in Lisle, PA Monday night. According to police ...Full Article

Jarl: Horse slaughter is not ‘euthanasia’

Katie Jarl,  News-Journal.com. May 3, 2013 Here in Texas, we know a thing or two about horses. These loyal animals have been a part of the fabric of our ...Full Article

Former racehorses get a second chance at life

CNN.com Living. May 3, 2013, Ashley Strickland (CNN) — Wooden Phone was never asked whether he wanted to race. Born in 1997, the dull-brown thoroughbred didn’t show initial signs of ...Full Article

Horse Slaughterhouse Open Soon in NM

NBC News.com. Jeri Clausing , The Associated Press, April 30. 2013 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the southern New Mexico plant that has been fighting for more than a year for ...Full Article

Maine Bill Would Ban Slaughtering Horses for Meat

Portland Press Herald , May 1, 2013, Eric Russell It would also ban the transportation of horses through Maine to be slaughtered in Canada, but similar bills have failed ...Full Article

Action Alert:URGENT: Tell Congress to Ban Horse Slaughter Once and for All!

NEW: S. 541/H.R. 1094—The Safeguard American Food Exports (SAFE) Act Sponsors:  Senators Mary Landrieu (D-LA) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC); Representatives Patrick Meehan (R-PA) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL). Habitat for Horses ...Full Article

A lot of news – all at once…

Usually I try to break the news down into the most important articles, but today a lot of information came across the wires. Rather than posting all the articles, ...Full Article