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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 labeling, but also about food safety and the working of the somewhat opaque, global horse meat industry. While the authorities in Brussels and various E.U. member Full Article

Humane Society International/Canada and the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition Call for a Ban on Horse Slaughter as Phenylbutazone is Detected in Canadian Horsemeat

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 ...Full Article

IMPORTANT: Moran Statement on Reports of Horse Slaughter Plants Reopening

Congressman James P. Moran (D-VA) Washington, DC - Congressman Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat and co-chair of the Congressional Animal Protection Caucus, today reaffirmed his commitment to banning horse slaughter ...Full Article

‘Survival of the fittest’: Alberta breeders struggle as demand dwindles amid Europe’s horsemeat scandal

National Post /Jen Gerson /  It was much like any other horse sale, said auctioneer Dean Edge; chatty farmers and ranchers packed the bright blue stands to watch about 60 ...Full Article

HfH/WHFF Launch Horsemeat DNA Monitoring Program in Light of UK/EU Ground Beef Contamination Scandal

March 7, 2013 For Immediate release Contacts: Jerry Finch, Habitat for Horses, 866-434-5737, jfinch@habitatforhorses.org R.T. Fitch, Wild Horse Freedom Federation, 800-974-3684, rtfitch@wildhorsefreedomfederation.org Houston – Habitat for Horses (HfH) and Wild Horse Freedom Federation (WHFF) ...Full Article

BLM Horse Boss Invokes Wild Horse Annie to Defend Helicopter Stampedes

Horsebackmagazine.com / Steve Long / March 4, 2013 HOUSTON, (Horseback) – Federal Bureau of Land Management Wild Horse and Burro Division Chief Joan Guilfoyle faced a crowded room in ...Full Article

Lifted ban on US horse slaughter puts abandoned horses at risk of horrible death

All Voices.com / Tampa : FL : USA | Mar 04, 2013 Sunrise at a horse auction lot brings hope for only a few victims of neglect and abuse. When economic times were better, horses ...Full Article

“But what can we do?” – Here’s the answer.

“The legislators in Oklahoma have no intention of listening to anyone other than those sticking money in their pockets!” “If this country is so against horse slaughter, why does ...Full Article

Hundreds of horses quarantined after Equine Herpes Virus outbreak

Desiree Stennett, Orlando Sentine After one horse competing at a Marion County showgrounds tested positive for the Equine Herpes Virus last month, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Servicesplaced the showgorunds ...Full Article

Horse Meat Scandal Ensnares U.K. Taco Bell, as U.S. Mulls Horse Slaughterhouses

Three other beef products in England also tested positive for horse meat NBCDWF /  Cathy Rainone / Friday, Mar 1, 2013    Europe’s horse meat food labeling scandal continues to hit ...Full Article