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[caption id="attachment_12370" align="alignleft" width="300"] Drug free? Seriously?[/caption] 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 to a temporary closing of Canadian equine slaughter facilities...

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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, Oct 12th, Canadian and Mexican horse slaughter plants temporarily shut down, reportedly because of failure of compliance...

Horse meat is, in essence, an industrial byproduct, and eating it poses a hazard to public health

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, at 11:25 AM ET, Slate Repost [caption id="attachment_11906" align="alignleft" width="300"] Horse meat is, in essence, an industrial byproduct,...

Companions or meat products?

(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 - Jerry) [caption id="attachment_13323" align="alignleft" width="300"] Companions or meat products?[/caption] An argument that horses are not an agricultural...