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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...

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BBC News, 24 January 2013 [caption id="attachment_14129" align="alignleft" width="304"] Mary Creagh says she has evidence that horses slaughtered in UK abattoirs tested positive for bute[/caption] A drug that can potentially cause cancer in humans may have entered the food chain via horses slaughtered in UK abattoirs, Labour...