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HSI/Canada Calls for a Prohibition on Horse Slaughter after Cruelty in Canadian Facilities Exposed

Humane Society International/Canada / February 28, 2013 Following the recent exposé, showing numerous animal welfare violations on Canadian horse feedlots, Humane Society International/Canada is calling for a federal prohibition on the slaughter, sale, transport and export of horses for human consumption. The disturbing images were broadcasted on Swiss television and reportedly led to the withdrawal of Canadian horsemeat Full Article

Slaughter of U.S. horses soars as horse meat scandal explodes

Equine Welfare Alliance / February 27, 2013 Chicago (EWA) – According to USDA statistics, the slaughter of US horses soared by 32% in 2012 to over 176,000, a twenty year ...Full Article

Calls for EU to immediately ban horsemeat from America

Horsetalk,co,nz / February 12, 2013 Humane Society International is calling on European Union officials to protect consumer health and immediately ban the sale of horsemeat coming from North America. ...Full Article

The Binders Full of Horses

The recent discovery by the European Union that horses from the US might possibly have been exposed to drugs that are forbidden in meat meant for human consumption led ...Full Article

Horse Slaughter – Is it on or off the table?

On Thursday, Oct 11th, the European Commission published a report which evaluates the operation of controls over the production of horsemeat for export to the European Union. On Friday, ...Full Article

Trojan Horse Meat

A New York chef planned to serve raw horse meat. It would have been a disaster—but not for the reason you think. By James McWilliams|Posted Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, ...Full Article

Horse Slaughter: Revealing The Truth, Part Two-The Process

The Process: Walking the Halls of Horror Jerry Finch – Written in collaboration with many others who wish to remain nameless so they can continue their work without fear. ...Full Article

White Paper by Allen Warren

(Note: Written By Allen Warren, this paper not only proposes a change in the legal status of equine, but also delves into the pre-1990 history of equine slaughter – ...Full Article