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BLM criticized for selling Wyoming horses for slaughter

What opponents to the wild horses and the BLM does not say is how hush-hush they kept this operation. Yes, they posted what they were doing…but quietly. The BLM knew The Cloud Foundation and other organizations are more than willing to take in 41 horses if slaughter was the only alternative. Yet, these organizations were 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

Lessons for the BLM

May 31, 2013 Strange as it may seem, an outfit named World Horse Welfare pulled together a number of other groups in Scotland and tackled a herd of wild ...Full Article

Drugged horses slipping through ‘inadequate’ food system

The Spec, May 24, 2013   The horse “passport” Canada relies on to keep toxic meat off dinner tables around the world is open to fraud and error, a ...Full Article

Russia to ban meat from most Canadian, Mexican suppliers

Dover Cattle Network | Reuters  |  Updated: 04/05/2013 Russia plans to ban meat imports from most Canadian and Mexican suppliers from April 8 over concerns about the use of the feed additive ...Full Article

Op-Ed:The Silence is Deafening

Shelley Grainger   Canadian Horse Defence Coalition’s Blog – April 2, 2013 Opinion Blog – A Response to No Government Response   Why is it when the Canadian government and ...Full Article

Market for slaughter horses plunging in wake of Burger-gate

Equine Welfare Alliance – April 5, 2013 – Vicki Tobin – John Holland EWA (Chicago) – USDA data for the first quarter of 2013 indicates a precipitous drop in ...Full Article

Canadians see horse sales lag in wake of European scandal

Western Producer /Mar. 11th, 2013 by Barb Glen The price for slaughter horses in Alberta has been cut in half by recent discoveries in Europe that beef has been combined with ...Full Article

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 ...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