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Horse Meat Applicant’s Food Safety Is Questioned

NYTimes /Stephanie Strom / March 14, 2013 The New Mexico company seeking to become the first slaughter house for horses in the United States since 2007 drew complaints over a two-year period from federal food safety inspectors and state regulatory authorities over its disposal of animal remains when it processed cattle for beef. The complaints Full Article

Four New Slaughterhouses Set to Open

FRONT RANGE EQUINE RESCUE DISCOVERS SEVERAL NEW APPLICATIONS FOR HORSE SLAUGHTER FACILITIES LARKSPUR, COLORADO – Front Range Equine Rescue (FRER) has received copies of four previously undiscovered applications for ...Full Article

A Personal Request From Habitat for Horses

They seem to come in every couple of days – used, abused and neglected, every color and kind of horse imaginable, plus donkeys of assorted types and colors. Usually ...Full Article

A Renewed Effort to Stop the Slaughter of American Horses

This morning at a Capitol Hill press conference, U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., and U.S. Reps. Pat Meehan, R-Pa., and Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., joined animal welfare groups, equestrians, and ...Full Article

National Animal Welfare Groups, Veterinarians and Horse Owners Applaud Federal Efforts to Protect Horses and the Public

Safeguard American Food Exports (SAFE) Act prohibits cruel export and slaughter of drugged horses for human consumption WASHINGTON, D.C.—The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), the Animal ...Full Article

BREAKING NEWS: Save the Horses! Three Lawmakers Will Try to Ban Slaughter for Food

ABC NEWS / Chris Goos / March 13, 2013 A trio of U.S. lawmakers is saying “no” to horse meat. The U.S. is set to begin slaughtering horses again ...Full Article

US Anti-Slaughter Bill to be Reintroduced

The Western Producer – Canada/ Posted Mar. 11th, 2013 by Robert Arnason American politicians, animal welfare groups and horse lovers are expected to introduce a bill to the U.S. Congress this week that ...Full Article

PETA wants ban, but says reopening US slaughterhouses is lesser of two evils (Interview)

(Note – Personally, I’ve always had a strong distaste for PETA. Between ads with naked women, promoting the “slippery-slope” fear in ranchers and the scandal of euthanizing pets drawn ...Full Article

Could US beef contain horse meat?

current.com /By Stephanie Whiteside / March 12, 2013   IKEA’s famous Swedish meatballs were the latest casualty in the European horse meat scandal, with the company pulling them off the shelves in ...Full Article

Op-Ed: ERBE: Horse slaughter should remain banned

thegleaner,com / March 12, 2013 Here we go again. The soulless, heartless humans who make their living by slaughtering horses have managed to convince Congress and this supposedly liberal ...Full Article