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USDA Horsemeat Inspections Funded Through 2013

TheHorse.com / Pat Raia / March 28, 2013 Federal legislation intended to fund U.S. government agencies will continue provide revenue for USDA inspections at horse processing plants located in the United States through September 2013. The current federal continuing funding resolution that also included USDA expired on March 27. Every year since 2006, lawmakers had Full Article

Oklahoma officials looking into alleged horse violations

A criminal investigation is under way into fraudulent veterinary health forms being used to transport horses through Oklahoma, the state’s secretary of agriculture says. The state’s multicounty grand jury ...Full Article

Horse slaughter bill goes to Oklahoma governor

Oklahoma Senate approves a horse slaughter measure 32-14. newsok.com /Michael McNutt | Published: March 26, 2013 The state Senate on Tuesday approved a bill that would allow horse slaughter in Oklahoma, ...Full Article

Canadians see horse sales lag in wake of European scandal

Western Producer /Mar. 11th, 2013 by Barb Glen The price for slaughter horses in Alberta has been cut in half by recent discoveries in Europe that beef has been combined with ...Full Article

Moran Calls on USDA to Deny Horse Slaughter Facility Permits

Office of Rep. Jim Moran Requests agency include slaughter ban in FY ’14 budget Washington, DC – Congressman Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat and co-chair of the Congressional Animal Protection ...Full Article

Horse slaughter opponents spur last-minute efforts to kill Oklahoma legislation

Passage of a bill that would allow the slaughter of horses in Oklahoma is expected to be taken up this week. Senate President Pro Tem Brian Bingman, R-Sapulpa, says ...Full Article

Oklahoma: Horse Slaughter Debated

Norman Transcript, Mike Hinton, March 25, 2013 NORMAN — Whether Oklahomans support or oppose the slaughter of horses in the state depends upon which polling data you believe. Results ...Full Article

Response to a Pro-Slaughter Comment

While I seldom respond to comments, when a pro-slaughter person writes and expresses their view in a way that requires a response, I believe that opens a way to ...Full Article

New Mexico slaughterhouse employee shoots his pro-slaughter friends

Editorial: Despite his attempt to prove his manhood and expert marksmanship by killing a horse from one inch away, Tim Sappington, former employee of Roswell, NM, Valley Meat, fired a ...Full Article

Confirmed by Equine Welfare Alliance: US Horsemeat Banned in EU

HaroldOnline.com / Equine Welfare Alliance / March 21, 2013 CHICAGO, MARCH 20, 2013 — /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Since Congress lifted the ban on USDA inspections of horse meat, several small shuttered cattle ...Full Article