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Good News for the Horse, But the Fight Goes on

Huffington Post, Michael D’Antonio (Author, ‘Mortal Sins, Sex, Crime, and the Era of Catholic Scandal’}, April 11, 2013 The news is getting better for horses. The Obama Administration is getting behind a proposed ban on the slaughter of horses for meat, adding to the growing opposition to a plan for resuming the practice in New Mexico. Full Article

Dutch horsemeat sold as beef for two years

The Local (Germany’s English Newspaper), April 11, 2013 (Note – Most of the 50,000 Tons of meat from this recall have already been sold and consumed – on the ...Full Article

Obama Moves to Block Horse Slaughter

NYTimes, Stephanie Strom, April 11, 2013 The Obama administration has included a proposal in its 2014 budget that would effectively ban the slaughter of horses for human consumption. Technically, ...Full Article

New Budget BANS Horse Slaughter Inspectors!

Breaking News from Equine Welfare Alliance, comments from Jerry Finch Department of Agriculture Secretary Vilsack has entered this statement into the new budget: Page 197 of Dept. of Agriculture ...Full Article

Canada: SPCA explains why seized horses sent to auction

(Note – This “SPCA is NOT part of the ASPCA located in the US. The ASPCA is an independent nonprofit and not associated with any other “SPCA” on any ...Full Article

Op-Ed: Horse Meat Found in Chicken Nuggets, The Scandal Grows

Candace Calloway Whiting – Seattle PI Horse meat in chicken nuggets?  That is just wrong on so many levels… Following the news that horse meat was found in the Swedish ...Full Article

Op-Ed:The Silence is Deafening

Shelley Grainger   Canadian Horse Defence Coalition’s Blog – April 2, 2013 Opinion Blog – A Response to No Government Response   Why is it when the Canadian government and ...Full Article

Health fears raised over American horsemeat imports

EuroPolitics | Brian Beary in Washington | Tuesday 02 April 2013 An animal welfare group is alleging that unsafe horsemeat is ending up on European dinner plates due to lax ...Full Article

Market for slaughter horses plunging in wake of Burger-gate

Equine Welfare Alliance – April 5, 2013 – Vicki Tobin – John Holland EWA (Chicago) – USDA data for the first quarter of 2013 indicates a precipitous drop in ...Full Article

What Do We Owe the Horse? Government Considering Slaughterhouse Proposal

(This is one of the best articles I’ve read in ages on horse slaughter. What is reprinted here is a teaser. Click on the link at the bottom to ...Full Article