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Federal appeals court halts horse slaughter

From: Yahoo News By: Jeri Clausing ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Monday temporarily halted plans by companies in New Mexico and Missouri to begin slaughtering horses, continuing on-again, off-again efforts to resume domestic equine slaughter two years after Congress lifted a ban on the practice. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Full Article

Letter From The Editor: A Trial Court Surprise

From: Food Safety News By: Dan Flynn Friday’s ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Christina Armijo surprised me. I was expecting New Mexico’s top federal judge to issue a ...Full Article

Horse slaughterhouses – judge rules they can open and the efforts to stop this

The Humane Society of the United States will appeal an Albuquerque federal judge’s ruling yesterday that USDA inspections can begin as early as this coming week. There is all ...Full Article

Horsemeat found in tinned beef on sale in Lincolnshire

Horsemeat has been found in tinned beef that has been on sale in discount stores in the UK, the Food Standards Agency said. From: BBC News Horse DNA was ...Full Article

Animal Law Expert Wants Court to Ban Horse Slaughter in the U.S.

From: http://www.foodsafetynews.com/ By: Dan Flynn Four months into litigation aimed at preventing horses from being legally slaughtered in the United States, animal law attorney Bruce A. Wagman is already ...Full Article

Both major mayoral candidates want to ban horse-drawn carriage rides in Central Park

Jerry thinks the threat of slaughter is a poor excuse for maintaining carriage horses in NYC. The horses would be adopted in no time in the turnover were handled ...Full Article

Kill-Buyer Critics

A horse auction in West Fargo Friday brought out buyers of all sorts, and horse rescue groups say some of them are what they call “kill-buyers,” who buy the ...Full Article

The Wild Horse Crisis Out West Continues

Celebrities are fighting it, deals are being brokered, and two proposals are sitting in Congress to end it. So why are horses still being slaughtered in droves? From: Esquire ...Full Article

Valley Meat Company back in court Tuesday (Video)

ROSWELL, N.M. —The controversy surrounding the first horse slaughterhouse in the country continues as the number of protesters and petitioners grows. From: KOAT.com By: Angela Brauer From Transcript: Valley ...Full Article

Where did the 29% horse in your Tesco burger come from?

Although the Guardian video (linked in the image below) contains very disturbing images, the information in it is very important in detailing the level of corruption in the UK ...Full Article