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Humane Society International/Canada and the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition Call for a Ban on Horse Slaughter as Phenylbutazone is Detected in Canadian Horsemeat

MONTREAL (Mar. 8, 2013) — Humane Society International/Canada and the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition are renewing calls for an immediate federal prohibition on the slaughter, sale, transport and live export of horses for human consumption, after traces of phenylbutazone were recently found in Canadian horsemeat exported to Switzerland. Routine sample testing in a laboratory in Full Article

‘Survival of the fittest’: Alberta breeders struggle as demand dwindles amid Europe’s horsemeat scandal

National Post /Jen Gerson /  It was much like any other horse sale, said auctioneer Dean Edge; chatty farmers and ranchers packed the bright blue stands to watch about 60 ...Full Article

Feds love wolves, hate wild horses

Michal Conger / The Washington Examiner / March 4, 2013 Horse meat has been showing up all over Europe, from Ikea’s Swedish meatballs to British lasagna. Meanwhile in Oklahoma, ...Full Article

Lifted ban on US horse slaughter puts abandoned horses at risk of horrible death

All Voices.com / Tampa : FL : USA | Mar 04, 2013 Sunrise at a horse auction lot brings hope for only a few victims of neglect and abuse. When economic times were better, horses ...Full Article

“But what can we do?” – Here’s the answer.

“The legislators in Oklahoma have no intention of listening to anyone other than those sticking money in their pockets!” “If this country is so against horse slaughter, why does ...Full Article

Outraged Tax Payers to Stage Press Conference During BLM Board Meeting

Spurred by angst over the continued waste of federal funds on a failed Bureau of Land Management (BLM) agenda of illegally removing native wild horses and burros from public ...Full Article

Horse Meat Scandal Ensnares U.K. Taco Bell, as U.S. Mulls Horse Slaughterhouses

Three other beef products in England also tested positive for horse meat NBCDWF /  Cathy Rainone / Friday, Mar 1, 2013    Europe’s horse meat food labeling scandal continues to hit ...Full Article

U.S.D.A. May Approve Horse Slaughter Plant

New York Times, STEPHANIE STROM, February 28, 2013 The United States Department of Agriculture is likely to approve a horse slaughtering plant in New Mexico in the next two months, which ...Full Article

HSI/Canada Calls for a Prohibition on Horse Slaughter after Cruelty in Canadian Facilities Exposed

Humane Society International/Canada / February 28, 2013 Following the recent exposé, showing numerous animal welfare violations on Canadian horse feedlots, Humane Society International/Canada is calling for a federal prohibition on ...Full Article

Slaughter of U.S. horses soars as horse meat scandal explodes

Equine Welfare Alliance / February 27, 2013 Chicago (EWA) – According to USDA statistics, the slaughter of US horses soared by 32% in 2012 to over 176,000, a twenty year ...Full Article