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Iowa

USDA: Horse Slaughter Environmental Review Pointless

From: Food Product Design By: Josh Long ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.—An agency within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) lacks discretion to deny requests to inspect horse slaughter facilities if they meet requirements under the Federal Meat Inspection Act, rendering an environmental review essentially meaningless, government lawyers argue. Citing the failure of the Food Safety and Inspection Full Article

Project to study euthanizing horses gets state nod

(Mysterious observance – Someone brought to our attention that this article is old, published in July of 2010. The Gazette released it today for some odd reason. To add ...Full Article

BREAKING NEWS: USA Slaughterhouses Will Not Open Monday

(Before you break out the champagne, we won a Temporary Restraining Order, not a final ruling – Jerry) JERI CLAUSING / Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A federal judge on ...Full Article

Iowa may be first to restart horse slaughter

Sharyn Jackson, The Des Moines Register, August 2, 2013 DES MOINES, Iowa — An Iowa plant could be the first in the nation to resume horse slaughter after a ...Full Article

U.S. approves second horse slaughterhouse, but renews bid for ban

July 3, 2013, Reuters, Charles Abbott WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The government approved a horse slaughter plant in Iowa on Tuesday, its second such move in four days, but at ...Full Article