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Horse Slaughter

Don’t reopen plants that slaughter horses for food

chicagotribune.com, By Wayne Pacelle,  April 19, 2013 Most Americans disapprove of slaughtering horses for food — 80 percent, according to a recent national survey. Responsible American horse lovers, breeders and owners shudder at the thought of any horse of theirs — horses born and raised to be competitors and companions — ending up on a foreign Full Article

USDA EMBROILED IN FLAMES OF HORSE-SLAUGHTER FUROR

Food Product Design, Josh Long, April 17, 2013 WASHINGTON—Horses symbolize the grandeur and mystique of the American West. Their celebrated status may help explain the growing furor over requests ...Full Article

Animal Welfare Groups Seek to Protect Endangered Species From Environmental Threat of Horse Slaughter

Front Range Equine Rescue and The Humane Society of the United States Will Sue to Enforce the Endangered Species Act (April 16, 2013)- Front Range Equine Rescue (“FRER”) and The ...Full Article

Animals’ Angels FOIA Request Uncovers Grave Discrepancy in BLM Mortality Rates

What is happening at the Bureau of Land Management’s Nevada Palomino Valley Holding Facility? There have been many reports lately about questionable actions of the Bureau of Land Management and its ...Full Article

NM AG: Is Horse Meat a Threat to Health in NM?

Equine Welfare Alliance | April 16, 2013 (SANTA FE)—Attorney General Gary King today expressed grave concerns over the potential health risks associated with consumption of horse meat processed at ...Full Article

European Commission Tests on Horsemeat Safety Are Incomplete

Officials must enact moratorium on sale of horsemeat that does not meet EU import requirements   STRASBOURG (16 April 2013) – In light of the European Commission’s report released ...Full Article

France finds most horsemeat in EU DNA tests – EU sources

TheStarOnline.com.my | April 16, 2013 | Charlie Dunmore BRUSSELS (Reuters) – France found more cases of illegal horsemeat in beef products than any other EU country, early results of DNA ...Full Article

EU agencies consider phenylbutazone detected in horsemeat of low concern for consumers

EMA – European Medicines Agency : News and press releases: EU agencies consider phenylbutazone detected in horsemeat of low concern for consumers; recommend improved horse traceability and monitoring of ...Full Article

Cape teen rescues beloved horse from slaughterhouse

Cape Cod Times |Gwenn Friss | April 14, 2013   A Harwich teenager and the horse she grew up with have become a leading face of the latest national effort ...Full Article

No charges to be filed in NM horse shooting case

San Francisco Chronicle | April 13, 2013 ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico man seen in an Internet video swearing at animal activists before shooting a horse in the ...Full Article