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Horse Slaughter

US Anti-Slaughter Bill to be Reintroduced

The Western Producer – Canada/ Posted Mar. 11th, 2013 by Robert Arnason American politicians, animal welfare groups and horse lovers are expected to introduce a bill to the U.S. Congress this week that could, effectively, shut down horse slaughter plants in Canada. Senator Mary Landrieu, a Democrat from Louisiana, a Republican congressman from Pennsylvania and a Democrat from Illinois, Full Article

PETA wants ban, but says reopening US slaughterhouses is lesser of two evils (Interview)

(Note – Personally, I’ve always had a strong distaste for PETA. Between ads with naked women, promoting the “slippery-slope” fear in ranchers and the scandal of euthanizing pets drawn ...Full Article

Horsemeat: What if the scandal happened in the US?

Christian Science Monitor /Paul Ames / March 11, 2013 BRUSSELS, Belgium — There are places where the food chain in Europe‘s meat industry is short and brutally simple. In the Anderlecht ...Full Article

Could US beef contain horse meat?

current.com /By Stephanie Whiteside / March 12, 2013   IKEA’s famous Swedish meatballs were the latest casualty in the European horse meat scandal, with the company pulling them off the shelves in ...Full Article

Op-Ed: ERBE: Horse slaughter should remain banned

thegleaner,com / March 12, 2013 Here we go again. The soulless, heartless humans who make their living by slaughtering horses have managed to convince Congress and this supposedly liberal ...Full Article

Danger on Europe’s Dinner Plate

NYTimes, Op-Ed, Wayne Pacelle, March 11, 2013 The discovery of horse meat in products labeled as beef in the European Union has raised serious questions, not just about food ...Full Article

Humane Society International/Canada and the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition Call for a Ban on Horse Slaughter as Phenylbutazone is Detected in Canadian Horsemeat

MONTREAL (Mar. 8, 2013) — Humane Society International/Canada and the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition are renewing calls for an immediate federal prohibition on the slaughter, sale, transport and live ...Full Article

IMPORTANT: Moran Statement on Reports of Horse Slaughter Plants Reopening

Congressman James P. Moran (D-VA) Washington, DC – Congressman Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat and co-chair of the Congressional Animal Protection Caucus, today reaffirmed his commitment to banning horse slaughter ...Full Article

‘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 ...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