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The Confusing World of Food Safety

July 10, 2013 Just so you know, it’s perfectly okay to eat horse meat, even though it’s filled with a dozen drugs and even though there is no record of the drugs, amounts, dates given or anything else. The Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) said it, so it must be okay. Three equine slaughterhouses are Full Article

Today’s To-Do List: Think first, then get angry

July 8, 2013 Far out in the Atlantic, Tropical Storm Chantal was born this morning. We try to stay on top of those storms, since Habitat for Horses is ...Full Article

CBS News Radio – Horse Slaughter

July 3, 2013 CBS Radio News just completed a series on horse slaughter, with interviews by Willie Nelson, Amy Nelson, Chris Heyde of the Animal Welfare Institute, T. Boone ...Full Article

U.S. approves second horse slaughterhouse, but renews bid for ban

July 3, 2013, Reuters, Charles Abbott WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The government approved a horse slaughter plant in Iowa on Tuesday, its second such move in four days, but at ...Full Article

Food Safety and Inspection Service Says It’s Okay to Eat Your Horse

July 2, 2013 Our wonderful US Government, Department of Agriculture, Food Safety And Inspection Service has issued a ruling stating that eating horsemeat is perfectly safe, that all the ...Full Article

Lawsuit Filed to Block Horse Slaughter

July 2, 2013 In response to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s decision to allow horse slaughter facilities to resume operating on U.S. soil, animal protection organizations have filed suit ...Full Article

NM Facility On Hold

July 2, 2013, Huffington Post, Jeri Clausing ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Federal officials cleared the way Friday for a return to domestic horse slaughter, granting a southeastern New Mexico company’s application ...Full Article

More Letters From the Dark Side

(Before I let Sweet Sue have her say in the letter she is sending out to her followers, let me share a few thoughts with you. From the sunny ...Full Article

Statement from the Dark Side

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, June 28, 2013 Contact: Sue Wallis, U.S. Chair 307 680 8515 – sue.wallis@ieqabassn.org Return of Humane and Regulated Horse Processing is Welcome News The majority of ...Full Article

Animal Welfare Groups Plan Suit in Response to USDA Decision to Support the Slaughter of Horses for Human Consumption

(June 28, 2013)— The U.S. Department of Agriculture has given the green light for the grisly practice of horse slaughter to resume on U.S. soil. The agency approved an ...Full Article