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Canada’s multi-million dollar horse meat industry might be on the verge of change

Canada’s multi-million dollar horse meat industry has been described as a dirty little secret, though one that’s not been very well-kept given the regular cropping up of news stories in recent years. Canada slaughtered 66 651 horses in 2014, in five slaughter plants across the country (two of which are in Alberta). Nationally, Quebec is the biggest consumer of ...Full Article

How Horse Meat Might Get Into the U.S. Food System

Exotic game meat is a specialty food item that’s becoming increasingly less special—currently it’s a $39 billion a year industry. This might be great news for consumers with a ...Full Article

Mexican Livestock Association Finding Meat Alternatives

What they meaning by “alternatives” is horse meat. Could it be that since Europe is no longer buying the numbers of horses for meat that once were that Mexico ...Full Article

What Researchers Found in U.S. Ground Meat Products Will Completely Gross You Out

Other news sources are starting to pick up the story that there is horse meat mixed in US commercial ground beef. Do be careful if you go out there ...Full Article

Please share – 2 out of 10 mislabeled samples of American ground meat contain horse meat.

A doctoral student’s study of ground meat samples came up with the heartbreaking conclusion there is horse meat in our commercial food sources. Yesterday, we posted on article about ...Full Article

House Committee Rejects Anti-Horse Slaughter Amendment

Jerry Finch, President of Habitat for Horses, is a long time advocate for horses. His opinion was sought by TheHorse.com, an online horse health and news website, on horse ...Full Article

Federal Legislation Introduced to Prohibit Slaughter of American Horses

The SAFE Act (Safeguard American Food Exports Act) needs to be made into law now. Finally, a bipartisan bill that will protect American horses from being slaughtered in other ...Full Article

Horse slaughter and rampant violations continue despite EU ban on Mexican horse meat

It was understood that it would take some time for the flow of horse meat from Mexico to the EU to come to a halt. Explanation should be given ...Full Article

And now anti-pony propoganda – let’s save them by killing them!

One has to wonder what goes through the minds of anyone who advocates horse slaughter as a means to “save” horses. Greed is the main word that comes to ...Full Article

Zoo critters prefer their horse meat

This article mentions that the horse meat is the same grade as horse meat eaten by humans. No where does the article mention bute and other drugs commonly given ...Full Article
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