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Q&A: What are the chances of a horse meat scandal in the United States?

SouthCoastToday.com / MARY CLARE JALONICK / Associated Press / March 06, 2013 (Note – This is a reposted article. Please click on the associated links at the top and bottom of the page to post comments. – Editor) The horse meat scandal that is hitting Europe has yet to spread to the United States, allowing American consumers to Full Article

Humane Society national office urges BLM to return Carson City wild horses back to public land

CarsonCityNow.org / Jeff Munson on Tue, 03/05/2013 The Humane Society of the United States is the latest animal rights organization to denounce the Bureau of Land Management’s decision to remove a ...Full Article

Horsemeat scandal sparks rise in sales of vegetarian alternatives

Sarah Butler / guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 5 March 2013 Britons are increasingly turning to vegetarian alternatives amid concerns sparked by the horsemeat scandal, according to food producers. Quorn, the UK’s biggest vegetarian ready meal ...Full Article

Horse Advocates Rally Against Horse Slaughtering Plan In Oklahoma

News9.com / Heather Hope, News 9 / March 4, 2013 OKLAHOMA CITY - Horse advocates are rallying against the possibility of wild horse slaughter in the state of Oklahoma. Right ...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

Hundreds of horses quarantined after Equine Herpes Virus outbreak

Desiree Stennett, Orlando Sentine After one horse competing at a Marion County showgrounds tested positive for the Equine Herpes Virus last month, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Servicesplaced the showgorunds ...Full Article

The Thunder of Their Hooves

Jerry Finch / Habitat for Horses It happened long before our time, before time even began, in a place of mist and trees, in a place of open land ...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