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horse slaughter

Comment – horsemeat unsafe for human consumption

A member of the Canadian House of Commons, Alex Atamanenko’s Canadian bill would not ban horse slaughter but – as he points out below – would make it currently impossible to do in Canada. A step forward but far from what is needed. ~ HfH From: CastlegarSource.com By: Alex Atamanenko Horses are not raised according Full Article

Obama Budget Could Halt Horse Plant Inspections Through 2015

While its wonderful news that the proposed budget from the offices of the President will preclude horse slaughter plant inspections, as Habitat for Horses President Jerry Finch points out ...Full Article

16×9 investigation: Canada’s horse slaughter industry under fire

What goes on in Canada also happens in Mexico, only twice as bad. It almost happened again in the United States. No true inspections, forged reports, lies, and a ...Full Article

President’s budget proposes horse slaughter ban

Although some may think this part of the budget might be dropped, it won’t. All this does is maintain slaughter as it has been since 2007. No horses have ...Full Article

Horses are wild – but not free

Joan Guilfoyle, BLM Wild Horse and Burro Division Chief – the same woman whose internal Bureau of Land Management discussed “drastic changes” needed – is interviewed by NBC News. ...Full Article

Horse Slaughter House Leaves Reminders Years After Closing

The reality of the what horse slaughter plants do to their surrounding communities is something not often brought up. Its not just the atrocity of killing horses, when a ...Full Article

Horses Shipped Out of U.S. for Slaughter Legally (Video)

Horse buyers are making more and more claims to the media in recent days that they are being threatened by animal rights activists. Its now become something of a ...Full Article

Bill includes language to end U.S. horse slaughter

The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014 includes language that will end horse slaughter for the next two years. Susan Wagner, President of Equine Advocates, says: ‘we are finally on ...Full Article

Canadian Anti-Horse Slaughtering Bill Would Allow Exceptions

Is this not a compromise in the wrong direction for anti-horse slaughter? ~ HfH From: Blackburn News By: Ray Baynton A British Columbia MP has re-worked his private member’s ...Full Article

A message from EWAs president, John Holland

Below is an excellent article by John Holland, President of Equine Welfare Alliance, on the US Budget and Horse Slaughter. ~ HfH From: Equine Welfare Alliance By: John Holland ...Full Article