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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 labeling, but also about food safety and the working of the somewhat opaque, global horse meat industry. While the authorities in Brussels and various E.U. member 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

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 ...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 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

What’s in Your Horse Burger? Chemicals That Pose Serious Health Risks

It’s not just because they’re pretty. Their meat poses serious health risks. Vickery Eckhoff in Newsweek. The French take few tips from the British, but French Agriculture Minister Stéphane ...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

Advocates Concerned by Shipment of Horse Meat Through U.S. Ports

STEPHANIE STROM / February 27, 2013 / NYTimes (Expanded version of the story first published yesterday) As concerns over horse meat infiltrating products labeled ground beef grows among American consumers, an ...Full Article

Horsemeat scandal and global processed food suppliers linked to arms trafficking

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by: J. D. Heyes, Naturalnews.com (NaturalNews) The unfolding horse meat outrage currently engulfing Europe has taken on a new, bizarre twist, according to investigators. Key ...Full Article