Habitat For Horses

BBC News, 24 January 2013 [caption id="attachment_14129" align="alignleft" width="304"] Mary Creagh says she has evidence that horses slaughtered in UK abattoirs tested positive for bute[/caption] A drug that can potentially cause cancer in humans may have entered the food chain via horses slaughtered in UK abattoirs, Labour...

An undercover Observer investigation has revealed the shocking fate of thousands of British racehorses. Now campaigners want new laws to govern the sport. Antony Barnett, The Observer [caption id="attachment_14078" align="alignleft" width="275"] Running for their life[/caption] It is known as 'the sport of kings', full of glamour, effort and...

Humane Society International/Europe Humane Society International: Horsemeat Scandal Raises Ethical Questions about Slaughtering Horse [caption id="attachment_14020" align="alignleft" width="270"] In addition to manifold ethical questions, the consumption of horse meat poses a health hazard. Jennifer Kunz/The HSUS[/caption]LONDON – In the wake of recent revelations that quantities of...

From the Irish Independent By Aideen Sheehan Consumer Correspondent Wednesday January 16 2013 [caption id="attachment_13968" align="alignleft" width="262"] Simon Coveney - The Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine[/caption]TEN million burgers have been recalled from the foodchain following the discovery of horsemeat in beef products. Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney...