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Tom Vilsack

USDA Horsemeat Inspections Funded Through 2013

TheHorse.com / Pat Raia / March 28, 2013 Federal legislation intended to fund U.S. government agencies will continue provide revenue for USDA inspections at horse processing plants located in the United States through September 2013. The current federal continuing funding resolution that also included USDA expired on March 27. Every year since 2006, lawmakers had Full Article

Moran Calls on USDA to Deny Horse Slaughter Facility Permits

Office of Rep. Jim Moran Requests agency include slaughter ban in FY ’14 budget Washington, DC – Congressman Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat and co-chair of the Congressional Animal Protection ...Full Article

Calls for alternatives to slaughtering horses

Chris Heyde / Animal Welfare Institute / March 22, 2013 The Animal Welfare Institute applauds Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack for joining the Animal Welfare Institute and the majority ...Full Article

USDA Cannot Enforce Horse Slaughter Laws

An open letter from Laura Allen, Attorney-at-Law, Animal Law Coalition, to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture Dear Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack: The Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) Administrator, ...Full Article