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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 application for horse slaughter inspections under federal law at a plant in New Mexico. This news comes on the heels of the U.S. House and Senate Full Article

Missouri Regulators Asked to Rule that Horse Meat Is Adulterated

Animal Protection Groups Demonstrate Potentially Toxic Nature of Horse Meat (June 17, 2013) – Front Range Equine Rescue and The Humane Society of the United States filed a legal ...Full Article

House Appropriations Committee Votes to Block Horse Slaughter From Resuming on U.S. Soil

HSUS – June 13. 2013 WASHINGTON (June 13, 2013)—The U.S. House Appropriations Committee has voted to block funding for inspections at prospective horse slaughter plants, which if it survives ...Full Article

BREAKING NEWS: N.M. moves to halt first U.S. horse slaughterhouse

By Stephen Dinan The Washington Times \ June 10, 2013 New Mexico’s attorney general has ruled that horse meat is an adulterated product, which animal-rights advocates said should halt a slaughterhouse ...Full Article

New York Lawmakers Press for Horse Slaughter Ban

Vickery Eckhoff, June 6, 2013, Forbes Whether or not to slaughter horses for human consumption has been a frequent topic of debate ever since Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri ...Full Article

Lessons for the BLM

May 31, 2013 Strange as it may seem, an outfit named World Horse Welfare pulled together a number of other groups in Scotland and tackled a herd of wild ...Full Article

My Turn: Urgent challenge to all people of faith

May 30, 2013 | Karen Borch | The Taos News Regarding the controversy over a horse slaughter plant opening in New Mexico, people are missing the point. There is ...Full Article

Drugged horses slipping through ‘inadequate’ food system

The Spec, May 24, 2013   The horse “passport” Canada relies on to keep toxic meat off dinner tables around the world is open to fraud and error, a ...Full Article

Local Horse Rescue Offers Alternative to Slaughter

Seattle PI, Candace Calloway Whiting, May 17, 2013 In 2004 this sensitive and kind horse, Dakota, was purchased for fifty cents per pound to prevent her and the foal ...Full Article

Congressional Letter to Obama

   REP. Ray Lujan, James Moran, Patrick Meehan and Jan Schakowsky collectively pen a note to the Obama Administration about horse slaughter. To read the rest of the letter, ...Full Article