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Bill C-571

Atamanenko Disappointed by Bill C-571 Vote

From: Horse-Canada.com By: Alex Atamanenko Alex Atamanenko, MP (BC Southern Interior) issued the following statement in Ottawa regarding parliament’s defeat last night of his Bill C-571 through which he hoped to overhaul the horsemeat industry in the interests of food safety: “I am very dismayed that my Bill C-571 did not get quite enough support Full Article

Canadian Parliament set to vote on horse slaughter bill

We have been bringing up the nation of Canada quite a bit lately here on Habitat for Horses. The reason being is that Canada is an important link to ...Full Article

One Step Towards Ending Canadian Horse Slaughter

Currently Canadian slaughter houses take in horses with unknown backgrounds – many from the United States, kill them and send them off to European tables. Since these horses are ...Full Article

Humane Society International – Parliament Urged to Restrict Horse Slaughter

Bill C-571 to require medical records for horses entering the food chain From: Market Wired MONTREAL, QUEBEC–(Marketwired – March 31, 2014) – Humane Society International/Canada is calling on all ...Full Article

Comment – horsemeat unsafe for human consumption

A member of the Canadian House of Commons, Alex Atamanenko’s Canadian bill would not ban horse slaughter but – as he points out below – would make it currently ...Full Article