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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 high. The horses were exported largely to slaughter houses in Mexico and Canada, which then shipped the meat to the EU (Europe Union) where horse meat Full Article