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Vets call for action in new horsemeat scandal

(And where, one might ask, are those caring vets represented by the American Veterinarian Medical Association and the American Association of Equine Practiioners? All we hear are pro-slaughter statements from the suits in the home office, although they have never polled the vets that do the work. From the AAEP website, “AAEP recognizes that the Full Article

Horsemeat Scandal Illustrates Need for Federal Action

Humane Society Legislative Fund, February 26, 2013 A food scandal has rocked Europe, where products labeled as beef—everything from frozen lasagna to Swedish meatballs—have tested positive for horsemeat. But it’s not just in ...Full Article

Call the Oklahoma Governor Today!

Oklahomans Against Horse Slaughter in 2012 and Beyond Facebook Page! Put your hoof picks and curry combs away folks! It is time to saddle up and getO down to ...Full Article

Horse meat scandal latest: Are you eating frog poison?

A POWERFUL painkiller made from the poison of jungle frogs is feared to have entered the food chain in contaminated horse meat.   By: Stuart Winter / The Express / Sun, February ...Full Article

Oklahoma Senate, House OK horse slaughtering bills

By SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press, February 20, 2013   OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma could soon allow the slaughter of horses for human consumption, ending a ban that has ...Full Article

Vets call for ‘horse passport’ register as meat scandal gallops on

EurActiv,com / February 19, 2013 As the horsemeat-dressed-as-beef scandal continues to rock Europe’s food industry, a number of organisations are calling on stricter European regulation, including an EU-wide horse ...Full Article

Remarkable Woman: Gail Vacca

(Personal note – Admired and respected among all except those against whom she fights, Gail was the prime driver for shutting down the slaughter of horses in Illinois. One of ...Full Article

ABC News – How low can you go?

Media reporters usually try to write unbiased reports, be they for TV or print.  However, we’re also used to seeing the lack of research, the quoting of unsubstantiated “facts” ...Full Article

State Senate committee advances bill on commercial slaughter of horses

Wayne Greene / Tulsa World / February 12, 2913   A state Senate committee unanimously passed a bill to allow the operation of horse slaughterhouses in the state. Senate ...Full Article

Calls for EU to immediately ban horsemeat from America

Horsetalk,co,nz / February 12, 2013 Humane Society International is calling on European Union officials to protect consumer health and immediately ban the sale of horsemeat coming from North America. ...Full Article