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AgriPulse.com, By Sarah Gonzalez, August 2, 2013 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Aug. 2, 2013- A federal judge granted a Temporary Restraining Order against USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) to prevent the inspection of horse slaughter facilities to go forward. U.S. District Judge Christina Armijo heard oral arguments Friday to block the...

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The Chattanoongan, Friday, April 19, 2013 - by Roy Exum [caption id="attachment_18091" align="alignleft" width="160"] Roy Exum[/caption] Federal agents, accompanied by Blount County animal control officers, raided the barn of walking horse trainer Larry Wheelon near Maryville, Tn., on Thursday morning and sources said they were  “shocked” to find evidence...

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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...

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New York Times, STEPHANIE STROM, February 28, 2013 [caption id="attachment_15443" align="alignleft" width="300"] Sally Ryan for The New York TimesSome horse auctions, like this one in Shipshewana, Ind., also deal in animals destined for slaughter in Canada and Mexico.[/caption] The United States Department of Agriculture is likely to approve a...