Tag: Slaughter

Horses among Top 10 victories of 2015 by Humane Society

| 28 December 2015 8:32 am | 1 Comment
Horses among Top 10 victories of 2015 by Humane Society

Work on preventing soring and slaughter among year’s landmarks.

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Britain’s Dartmoor Pony meat sales part of breed conservation strategy

| 12 December 2015 9:02 am | 0 Comments
Britain’s Dartmoor Pony meat sales part of breed conservation strategy

Group explains strategy to arrest decline in Dartmoor Hill pony numbers.

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Advocate urges EU to get tough on North American horse-meat

| 6 December 2015 10:18 am | 0 Comments
Advocate urges EU to get tough on North American horse-meat

Fresh European proposals said to carry animal health and welfare risks.

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Dishonest food labelling still an issue in Europe – report

| 6 November 2015 11:05 am | 0 Comments
Dishonest food labelling still an issue in Europe – report

“Consumers should be able to trust the label on the food they buy.”

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Florida detectives make progress in case of butchered showjumper

| 6 November 2015 9:23 am | 0 Comments
Florida detectives make progress in case of butchered showjumper

Pictures released of two men who may have information.

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Opposition to horse slaughter crosses political divide, says HSUS boss

| 3 November 2015 8:40 am | 11 Comments
Opposition to horse slaughter crosses political divide, says HSUS boss

“Why should we allow our country to become a hub for horse slaughter?”

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Grand prix showjumper stolen, butchered for meat in Florida

| 27 October 2015 8:42 am | 0 Comments
Grand prix showjumper stolen, butchered for meat in Florida

“We are shocked and horrified by this gruesome act.”

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More than 1700 wild horses sent to slaughter, inquiry concludes

| 25 October 2015 8:24 am | 7 Comments
More than 1700 wild horses sent to slaughter, inquiry concludes

BLM sold horses, which ended up in abattoirs in Mexico.

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Three Florida farms raided over alleged slaughter operations

| 15 October 2015 8:08 am | 0 Comments
Three Florida farms raided over alleged slaughter operations

Officials provided with undercover footage by nonprofit group.

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Up to 50,000 horses disappeared in European food-fraud scandal – expert

| 28 September 2015 9:04 am | 2 Comments
Up to 50,000 horses disappeared in European food-fraud scandal – expert

“The scale at which some of these gangs can operate is huge.”

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Saved: Lucky break for retired racehorses

| 26 September 2015 11:20 am | 6 Comments
Saved: Lucky break for retired racehorses

Few answers as to why two ex-racehorses ended up in kill pens.

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US horse abattoirs would increase risk to American food chain – HSUS figure

| 28 August 2015 2:24 pm | 4 Comments
US horse abattoirs would increase risk to American food chain – HSUS figure

Recent evidence in California of mislabeling cited.

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DNA testing reveals horse meat in two products bought in US

| 23 August 2015 10:15 pm | 6 Comments
DNA testing reveals horse meat in two products bought in US

Mislabeling found in one in five meat products tested in study.

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Senate committee backs anti-slaughter language in bill

| 18 July 2015 9:20 am | 5 Comments
Senate committee backs anti-slaughter language in bill

Defunding language approved on a voice vote.

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Anti-slaughter provision rejected by House committee

| 9 July 2015 11:42 am | 1 Comment
Anti-slaughter provision rejected by House committee

Crucial clause left out in tight vote, but fight not over.

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HSUS urges further EU action over North American horse-meat trade

| 18 June 2015 1:35 pm | 0 Comments
HSUS urges further EU action over North American horse-meat trade

Steps to stop drug residues entering food chain flawed, says charity.

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Video: What do you know about horses and slaughter?

| 19 May 2015 9:08 am | 10 Comments
Video: What do you know about horses and slaughter?

Series provides an informational overview of the horse slaughter industry.

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US summit heads calls to end Premarin industry

| 10 May 2015 10:00 am | 3 Comments
US summit heads calls to end Premarin industry

Horse sport, slaughter and the use of horse urine for HRT drugs in spotlight.

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26 arrests in European crackdown against illicit horse-meat trade

| 26 April 2015 8:42 am | 1 Comment
26 arrests in European crackdown against illicit horse-meat trade

Authorities allege 4700 horses illegally entered food chain.

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New bill aims to end slaughter trade in American horses

| 23 April 2015 8:33 pm | 3 Comments
New bill aims to end slaughter trade in American horses

Legislation would prevent export of US horses for slaughter.

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