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Vets call for ‘horse passport’ register as meat scandal gallops on

EurActiv,com / February 19, 2013 As the horsemeat-dressed-as-beef scandal continues to rock Europe’s food industry, a number of organisations are calling on stricter European regulation, including an EU-wide horse passport register. The Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE) said creating a centralised record of horse passports would prevent the issuance of duplicate passports, thereby curbing Full Article

ABC News – How low can you go?

Media reporters usually try to write unbiased reports, be they for TV or print.  However, we’re also used to seeing the lack of research, the quoting of unsubstantiated “facts” ...Full Article

State Senate committee advances bill on commercial slaughter of horses

Wayne Greene / Tulsa World / February 12, 2913   A state Senate committee unanimously passed a bill to allow the operation of horse slaughterhouses in the state. Senate ...Full Article

Calls for EU to immediately ban horsemeat from America

Horsetalk,co,nz / February 12, 2013 Humane Society International is calling on European Union officials to protect consumer health and immediately ban the sale of horsemeat coming from North America. ...Full Article

Horsemeat a health issue? “Yes, it is” “No, it isn’t”

(The Brits are acting like actors in Monty Python’s Flying Circus. The scandal has become a true-to-life comedy act, except this time the actors are playing with the lives of both ...Full Article

You better wake up, Oklahoma!

This week, the Oklahoma legislature will do its best to pass bills that will bring horse slaughter back to the good, old USA. Senate Bill 375 (SB375) will be ...Full Article

Measures would legalize horse slaughter in Oklahoma

Wayne Greene, World Senior Writer / TulsaWorld.com / February 9. 2012 OKLAHOMA CITY – Two bills pending before the Oklahoma Legislature would legalize commercial horse slaughter – a humane ...Full Article

The horsemeat scandal: could there be much more to come?

Last month, horsemeat was found in supermarket beefburgers. Now it’s ready meals – and with new test results due next week, the revelations may not be over yet Felicity ...Full Article

MP hints at ban on EU meat imports

 The Telegraph / February 8, 2012 Anne McIntosh, chair of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee, has suggested a ban on EU meat imports may be necessary, ...Full Article

Horse meat scandal: French lasagne supplier silent

The French food company that supplied frozen lasagne found to contain up to 100pc horsemeat to British supermarkets on Friday shut down its website and declined to answer media ...Full Article