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‘Survival of the fittest’: Alberta breeders struggle as demand dwindles amid Europe’s horsemeat scandal

National Post /Jen Gerson /  It was much like any other horse sale, said auctioneer Dean Edge; chatty farmers and ranchers packed the bright blue stands to watch about 60 horses be led across a thick sawdust floor to be sold to the highest bidder. Sales in the small auction house are much as they’ve always Full Article

HfH/WHFF Launch Horsemeat DNA Monitoring Program in Light of UK/EU Ground Beef Contamination Scandal

March 7, 2013 For Immediate release Contacts: Jerry Finch, Habitat for Horses, 866-434-5737, jfinch@habitatforhorses.org R.T. Fitch, Wild Horse Freedom Federation, 800-974-3684, rtfitch@wildhorsefreedomfederation.org Houston – Habitat for Horses (HfH) and Wild Horse Freedom Federation (WHFF) ...Full Article

Q&A: What are the chances of a horse meat scandal in the United States?

SouthCoastToday.com / MARY CLARE JALONICK / Associated Press / March 06, 2013 (Note – This is a reposted article. Please click on the associated links at the top and bottom of the ...Full Article

Feds love wolves, hate wild horses

Michal Conger / The Washington Examiner / March 4, 2013 Horse meat has been showing up all over Europe, from Ikea’s Swedish meatballs to British lasagna. Meanwhile in Oklahoma, ...Full Article

Horse Advocates Rally Against Horse Slaughtering Plan In Oklahoma

News9.com / Heather Hope, News 9 / March 4, 2013 OKLAHOMA CITY - Horse advocates are rallying against the possibility of wild horse slaughter in the state of Oklahoma. Right ...Full Article

Lifted ban on US horse slaughter puts abandoned horses at risk of horrible death

All Voices.com / Tampa : FL : USA | Mar 04, 2013 Sunrise at a horse auction lot brings hope for only a few victims of neglect and abuse. When economic times were better, horses ...Full Article

“But what can we do?” – Here’s the answer.

“The legislators in Oklahoma have no intention of listening to anyone other than those sticking money in their pockets!” “If this country is so against horse slaughter, why does ...Full Article

Outraged Tax Payers to Stage Press Conference During BLM Board Meeting

Spurred by angst over the continued waste of federal funds on a failed Bureau of Land Management (BLM) agenda of illegally removing native wild horses and burros from public ...Full Article

Horse Meat Scandal Ensnares U.K. Taco Bell, as U.S. Mulls Horse Slaughterhouses

Three other beef products in England also tested positive for horse meat NBCDWF /  Cathy Rainone / Friday, Mar 1, 2013    Europe’s horse meat food labeling scandal continues to hit ...Full Article

What’s in Your Horse Burger? Chemicals That Pose Serious Health Risks

It’s not just because they’re pretty. Their meat poses serious health risks. Vickery Eckhoff in Newsweek. The French take few tips from the British, but French Agriculture Minister Stéphane ...Full Article