Tag: Slaughter

Video: What do you know about horses and slaughter?

| May 19, 2015 | 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

| May 10, 2015 | 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

| April 26, 2015 | 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

| April 23, 2015 | 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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British MP proposes bill to clamp down on illegal horse trade

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
British MP proposes bill to clamp down on illegal horse trade

“No effective enforcement at our ports,” says Greg Barker.

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Slaughter pipeline monitored in wake of EU meat ban

| March 12, 2015 | 5 Comments
Slaughter pipeline monitored in wake of EU meat ban

Slowdown not as great as anticipated.

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Police investigate after horse butchered in Florida

| January 9, 2015 | 1 Comment
Police investigate after horse butchered in Florida

“Who could do that to animals?” owner asks.

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EU’s move in Mexico a help in political fight over slaughter trade

| January 7, 2015 | 3 Comments
EU’s move in Mexico a help in political fight over slaughter trade

Ban “a fantastic card to play in the politics of Washington …”.

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Spending bill keeps door closed on horse slaughter in the US

| December 20, 2014 | 1 Comment
Spending bill keeps door closed on horse slaughter in the US

Legislation signed by US president continues defunding of meat inspections.

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European Union ban threatens US horse slaughter pipeline

| December 13, 2014 | 22 Comments
European Union ban threatens US horse slaughter pipeline

How will the EU Mexico ban affect the trade in US horses?

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European authorities to ban horsemeat shipments from Mexico

| December 12, 2014 | 7 Comments
European authorities to ban horsemeat shipments from Mexico

Ongoing concerns around traceability spark ban from March 1.

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Europe close to banning horse meat from Mexico

| November 30, 2014 | 12 Comments
Europe close to banning horse meat from Mexico

Veterinary official talks of the major welfare issues around long-haul transport.

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Valley Meat Co. abandons bid for waste-water consent

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Valley Meat Co. abandons bid for waste-water consent

Firm says it is a victim of long delays and “predatory ligitation”.

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Implementation of European horse-meat import regulations “farcical”

| August 1, 2014 | 1 Comment
Implementation of European horse-meat import regulations “farcical”

Strict controls of last four years not well enforced – advocacy group.

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Horse meat found in 0.61% of tested European beef products

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
Horse meat found in 0.61% of tested European beef products

European Commission describes results as encouraging.

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Riding helmet discount scheme gains momentum

| June 27, 2014 | 2 Comments
Riding helmet discount scheme gains momentum

Retailer deadline extended to July 4 as manufacturers step up to join initiative.

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Pair to be honored for work protecting horses

| June 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
Pair to be honored for work protecting horses

Equine Advocates to honor pair for work in banning slaughter and anti-doping movements.

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Crucial committee vote backs defunding of horse slaughter

| May 30, 2014 | 2 Comments
Crucial committee vote backs defunding of horse slaughter

Measure likely to be retained in the final bill sent to president.

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Charity worried over standard of horse checks at British borders

| May 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Charity worried over standard of horse checks at British borders

New agreement will protect horses, but enforcement is needed.

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Anti-slaughter amendment backed by Senate committee

| May 23, 2014 | 4 Comments
Anti-slaughter amendment backed by Senate committee

“Many more legislators now realize horse slaughter has run its course.”

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