Welcome to Habitat For Horses!|Thursday, September 18, 2014

bute

The Disreputable Trade in Horse Meat

The fight to stop horse slaughter does indeed need to be taken to where people are consuming horses as meat. Even when “pro-horse meat” countries attempt to stop American horses from being sold there…somehow US horses wind up on their store shelves and dinner tables. American horses are not raised to be meat. We cannot Full Article

Horsemeat from US is a ‘health risk’ to French

French animal right’s group “L214″ is leading the way to stop horsemeat consumption in Europe. Their reports on the cruelty these animals must deal with before being killed, as ...Full Article

Banned veterinary drugs found in Canadian horse meat (video)

Thousands of American horses flow over the north and south borders of the US to be processed as meat. Canadians need to demand that this atrocity be stopped. It ...Full Article

Proposal would brand horses treated with Bute

Since kill buyers have been known to take horses without asking questions, I can only imagine that tattoos or microchipping might get ignored as well.  Anything to slow down ...Full Article

EU agencies consider phenylbutazone detected in horsemeat of low concern for consumers

EMA – European Medicines Agency : News and press releases: EU agencies consider phenylbutazone detected in horsemeat of low concern for consumers; recommend improved horse traceability and monitoring of ...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

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

Cancer causing drug may have been in horse meat burgers

Cancer causing drug may have been in horse meat consumed in UK, Labour warns as Burger King dumps millions of patties after claiming it was unaffected Horses slaughtered in ...Full Article

Horsemeat cancer fears raised by Labour

BBC News, 24 January 2013 A drug that can potentially cause cancer in humans may have entered the food chain via horses slaughtered in UK abattoirs, Labour claims. Shadow ...Full Article