New Mexico Tag

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NBC News.com. Jeri Clausing , The Associated Press, April 30. 2013 [caption id="attachment_18379" align="alignleft" width="300"] Valley Meat Co., which has been sitting idle for more than a year, waiting for the Department of Agriculture to approve its plans to slaughter horses, is expected to open soon.[/caption] Agriculture Secretary Tom...

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ABC News, Associated Press,JERI CLAUSING, April 23 [caption id="attachment_18153" align="alignleft" width="271"] Rick De Los Santos[/caption] About five miles from this southeastern New Mexico town's famed UFO museum, tucked between dairy farms, is a nondescript metal building that could be home to any number of small agricultural businesses. But...

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Equine Welfare Alliance | April 16, 2013 (SANTA FE)---Attorney General Gary King today expressed grave concerns over the potential health risks associated with consumption of horse meat processed at the proposed horse slaughtering plant in Roswell. "As Attorney General, I have specific authority to enforce New Mexico...

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There is a video making the rounds on the internet this week of Tim Sappington shooting a horse for no other purpose than to intimidate "activists." Sappington is the only paid employee of Valley Meat, the proposed horse slaughter plant trying to open in Roswell,...