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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 export of horses for human consumption, after traces of phenylbutazone were recently found in Canadian horsemeat exported to Switzerland. Routine sample testing in a laboratory in 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

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