Tag: Slaughter

Crucial committee vote backs defunding of horse slaughter

| 30 May 2014 9:50 am | 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

| 23 May 2014 9:04 am | 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

| 23 May 2014 8:38 am | 4 Comments
Anti-slaughter amendment backed by Senate committee

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

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Suspect horse meat implicated in seven deaths in the Philippines

| 15 May 2014 7:34 am | 0 Comments
Suspect horse meat implicated in seven deaths in the Philippines

Viral encephalitis suspected as samples sent overseas for analysis.

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Global fight against horse slaughter needed, summit hears

| 13 May 2014 7:07 am | 1 Comment
Global fight against horse slaughter needed, summit hears

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.

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Group receives applications to rehome 141 Kaimanawa horses

| 11 May 2014 9:01 am | 3 Comments
Group receives applications to rehome 141 Kaimanawa horses

Home checks under way ahead of muster of New Zealand wild horses.

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Homes sought for NZ wild horses as muster nears

| 20 April 2014 9:17 am | 0 Comments
Homes sought for NZ wild horses as muster nears

Lives of 120 Kaimanawa horses hang in balance.

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Europe’s horse-meat scandal highlighted fragility of food chain – expert

| 13 April 2014 3:09 pm | 1 Comment
Europe’s horse-meat scandal highlighted fragility of food chain – expert

“No-one likes to be deceived and certainly not when it comes to food.”

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Canadian bill aims to tighten horse slaughter control

| 2 April 2014 7:58 am | 4 Comments
Canadian bill aims to tighten horse slaughter control

Call for MPs to back private member’s bill.

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New Orleans to host sports medicine meeting

| 31 March 2014 6:30 am | 0 Comments
New Orleans to host sports medicine meeting

More than 1400 sports medicine physicians from around the world to attend five-day meeting.

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British charity charts murky live-export pony trade

| 1 March 2014 9:17 am | 0 Comments
British charity charts murky live-export pony trade

Laws to protect Britain’s wild ponies not being enforced, charity says.

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Woeful levels of horse border checks revealed by British charity

| 11 February 2014 8:42 am | 1 Comment
Woeful levels of horse border checks revealed by British charity

British charity World Horse Welfare condemns “murky trade”.

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Abattoir’s view on horse breeding to be aired

| 2 February 2014 6:35 am | 1 Comment
Abattoir’s view on horse breeding to be aired

The topic of Britain’s upcoming National Equine Forum is: “Do you need to breed?”

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Beef shipment blocked in horse-meat contamination probe

| 30 January 2014 8:47 am | 0 Comments
Beef shipment blocked in horse-meat contamination probe

Dutch abattoir asked to provide documentation on source of meat.

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Review of horse ID systems a chance to ‘get it right’

| 22 January 2014 9:16 am | 1 Comment
Review of horse ID systems a chance to ‘get it right’

World Horse Welfare urges microchipping of all horses, regardless of age.

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Horse slaughter fight not won yet – Pacelle

| 22 January 2014 9:03 am | 4 Comments
Horse slaughter fight not won yet – Pacelle

Congress must now stop the export of US horses for slaughter, says HSUS boss.

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Judge grants injunction against New Mexico horse plant

| 19 January 2014 8:16 am | 1 Comment
Judge grants injunction against New Mexico horse plant

Preliminary injunction prevents Valley Meat from starting operations.

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Bill with anti-slaughter provision passes, awaits president’s signature

| 17 January 2014 2:53 pm | 3 Comments
Bill with anti-slaughter provision passes, awaits president’s signature

House, senate pass spending bill with defunding language.

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Senator in late bid to change anti-slaughter provisions

| 17 January 2014 7:29 am | 20 Comments
Senator in late bid to change anti-slaughter provisions

Push to remove language from omnibus spending bill that prevents federal plant checks.

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Europe still turning blind eye to US horse meat – welfare group

| 16 January 2014 8:30 am | 0 Comments
Europe still turning blind eye to US horse meat – welfare group

Humane Society International calls for European Commission to act.

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