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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...

“What’s love got to do with it?” If you’re a horse, pretty much everything, because that’s the main ingredient in horses. Oh, sure, there’s some bones and muscles, but if you ever watch horses in a pasture, they bond tightly, just as they do with the...