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Horse Slaughter

Guest Op Ed: A little mystery with our meat

Bob Gaydos, April 6, 2013 The horse-meat-in-ground-beef scandal that broke in Europe at the beginning of the year has spawned numerous investigations there as well as a booming business for food-testing companies. But it has thus far not crossed the pond to the United States. Or has it? Americans are famous, even notorious, for thinking Full Article

Russia to ban meat from most Canadian, Mexican suppliers

Dover Cattle Network | Reuters  |  Updated: 04/05/2013 Russia plans to ban meat imports from most Canadian and Mexican suppliers from April 8 over concerns about the use of the feed additive ...Full Article

Op-Ed: Horse Meat Found in Chicken Nuggets, The Scandal Grows

Candace Calloway Whiting – Seattle PI Horse meat in chicken nuggets?  That is just wrong on so many levels… Following the news that horse meat was found in the Swedish ...Full Article

Health fears raised over American horsemeat imports

EuroPolitics | Brian Beary in Washington | Tuesday 02 April 2013 An animal welfare group is alleging that unsafe horsemeat is ending up on European dinner plates due to lax ...Full Article

Market for slaughter horses plunging in wake of Burger-gate

Equine Welfare Alliance – April 5, 2013 – Vicki Tobin – John Holland EWA (Chicago) – USDA data for the first quarter of 2013 indicates a precipitous drop in ...Full Article

What Do We Owe the Horse? Government Considering Slaughterhouse Proposal

(This is one of the best articles I’ve read in ages on horse slaughter. What is reprinted here is a teaser. Click on the link at the bottom to ...Full Article

Animal Welfare Groups to New Mexico Regulators: Horsemeat May Be a Risk to Human Health

HSUS / April 2, 2013 The Humane Society of the United States, Front Range Equine Rescue Petition State Board to Declare Horsemeat Unfit for Human Consumption (April 2, 2013)—The ...Full Article

Over Public Outcry, Governor Signs Horse Slaughter Bill

Forbes / Vickery Eckhoff, Contributor / Uncovering the underground horse meat trade since 2011 / April 2, 2013 Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin overturned a 50-year state ban on slaughtering horses Friday, ignoring ...Full Article

How the horsemeat scandal unfolded

neweurope.eu / April 2, 2013 Have fun while helping the spread the news about Habitat for Horses with our Facebook St Patrick’s Day Horse Photo Contest. Go to https://www.facebook.com/Habitat.for.Horses.org ...Full Article

Slaughtering Horses for Profit, Not Welfare

Michael Markarian / Humane Society Legislative Fund / April 1, 2013 Ignoring the global horse meat scandal that’s thrown the industry into further disrepute, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed legislation ...Full Article