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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 the slaughter, sale, transport and export of horses for human consumption. The disturbing images were broadcasted on Swiss television and reportedly led to the withdrawal of Canadian horsemeat 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

Horse meat shipped through the Port of Houston

(This report is the result of an ongoing investigation by the Wild Horse Freedom Federation and the Equine Welfare Alliance. Under current Texas law, it is illegal to transport ...Full Article

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 ...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