Firm says it is a victim of long delays and “predatory ligitation”.
Strict controls of last four years not well enforced – advocacy group.
European Commission describes results as encouraging.
Measure likely to be retained in the final bill sent to president.
New agreement will protect horses, but enforcement is needed.
“Many more legislators now realize horse slaughter has run its course.”
Viral encephalitis suspected as samples sent overseas for analysis.
The need for a permanent ban on US horse slaughter and the shipping of horses to Mexico or Canada for that purpose was among hot topics at the American Equine Summit.
Home checks under way ahead of muster of New Zealand wild horses.
“No-one likes to be deceived and certainly not when it comes to food.”
Call for MPs to back private member’s bill.
Laws to protect Britain’s wild ponies not being enforced, charity says.
British charity World Horse Welfare condemns “murky trade”.
Dutch abattoir asked to provide documentation on source of meat.
World Horse Welfare urges microchipping of all horses, regardless of age.