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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

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

News investigation: America’s secret and brutal horsemeat trade

Few Americans are aware that their country’s horses are being exported and slaughtered abroad – often in appalling conditions – to supply European taste for a meat that’s shunned ...Full Article

Horse-Slaughter Plant’s Lawyer Says Opening Three Weeks Away

Bloomberg /Alan Bjerga - Mar 15, 2013 The lawyer for a New Mexico meat plant that wants to be the first to slaughter horses in the U.S. since 2007 says the facility may ...Full Article

U.S.D.A. May Approve Horse Slaughter Plant

New York Times, STEPHANIE STROM, February 28, 2013 The United States Department of Agriculture is likely to approve a horse slaughtering plant in New Mexico in the next two months, which ...Full Article

Horse meat in the US? Unlikely, but tests are rare

(Personal note – I never thought that this blog would turn into posting articles about food safety. The lies, corruption and deceit might be focused on horsemeat at the ...Full Article