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Horse-Slaughter Plant’s Lawyer Says Opening Three Weeks Away

Bloomberg /Alan Bjerga – Mar 15, 2013 The lawyer for a New Mexico meat plant that wants to be the first to slaughter horses in the U.S. since 2007 says the facility may be operational in three weeks. “We’re getting ready to go,” A. Blair Dunn, attorney for Valley Meat Co. in Roswell, New Mexico, said today in a Full Article

Pam McKissick Uncovers the Truth About Horse Slaughter

MarketWatch.com / Press Release / March 14, 2013 “Pam McKissick Without Reserve: Horse Slaughter” Radio Show to Air Locally in OKC on KOKC 1520-AM and in Tulsa on KTSO ...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

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

Danger on Europe’s Dinner Plate

NYTimes, Op-Ed, Wayne Pacelle, March 11, 2013 The discovery of horse meat in products labeled as beef in the European Union has raised serious questions, not just about food ...Full Article

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 ...Full Article

IMPORTANT: Moran Statement on Reports of Horse Slaughter Plants Reopening

Congressman James P. Moran (D-VA) Washington, DC – Congressman Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat and co-chair of the Congressional Animal Protection Caucus, today reaffirmed his commitment to banning horse slaughter ...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

HfH/WHFF Launch Horsemeat DNA Monitoring Program in Light of UK/EU Ground Beef Contamination Scandal

March 7, 2013 For Immediate release Contacts: Jerry Finch, Habitat for Horses, 866-434-5737, jfinch@habitatforhorses.org R.T. Fitch, Wild Horse Freedom Federation, 800-974-3684, rtfitch@wildhorsefreedomfederation.org Houston – Habitat for Horses (HfH) and Wild Horse Freedom Federation (WHFF) ...Full Article

7 Questions About Wild Horses for Interior Secretary Nominee Sally Jewell

The Atlantic.com /Andrew Cohen / March 6, 2013 Her predecessor presided over roundups and the sale of horses for slaughter. Without equine or ranching experience, what will this former ...Full Article