Tag: Slaughter

Uncertainty shrouds horse slaughter in US

| December 28, 2013 | 59 Comments
Uncertainty shrouds horse slaughter in US

US plants prepare for slaughter as legal question-marks remain.

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Horse-meat seizure in Belgium

| December 28, 2013 | 1 Comment
Horse-meat seizure in Belgium

Much of meat at center of probe already sold around Europe.

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Slaughter plant prepares to open as state attorney general sues

| December 20, 2013 | 2 Comments
Slaughter plant prepares to open as state attorney general sues

Gary King files lawsuit aimed at stopping Valley Meat Co opening.

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Horse-meat scandal reveals vulnerability of consumers – report

| December 14, 2013 | 3 Comments
Horse-meat scandal reveals vulnerability of consumers – report

Food industry vulnerable to criminal groups eyeing huge potential profits.

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Appeals court grants temporary order preventing US horse slaughter

| November 5, 2013 | 3 Comments
Appeals court grants temporary order preventing US horse slaughter

“We’ll never relent in our quest to protect horses,” the HSUS says.

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Horse slaughter plants a step closer on US soil

| November 3, 2013 | 3 Comments
Horse slaughter plants a step closer on US soil

Judge rejects challenge to federal plant inspections granted by the US Department of Agriculture.

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Horse DNA found in canned beef from Romania

| November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Horse DNA found in canned beef from Romania

Horse meat detected in routine testing by Lincolnshire trading standards officers.

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Butchered horse found in Palm Beach County, Florida

| October 13, 2013 | 0 Comments
Butchered horse found in Palm Beach County, Florida

Remains hauled from canal after being spotted by an angler.

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Latest British tests on beef products reveal no horse DNA

| October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments
Latest British tests on beef products reveal no horse DNA

Quarterly testing regime introduced following horse-meat contamination scandal.

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Navajo elders voice opposition to horse slaughter

| September 17, 2013 | 14 Comments
Navajo elders voice opposition to horse slaughter

Horses sacred to Navajo nation’s culture and tradition, say elders.

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Two arrests over Britain’s horse-meat scandal

| September 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Two arrests over Britain’s horse-meat scandal

Pair arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to defraud, police in London confirm.

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Scant progress made in EU horsemeat regulation

| August 9, 2013 | 3 Comments
Scant progress made in EU horsemeat regulation

The EC has consistently failed to stop imports from countries that don’t meet safety requirements.

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Another horse found butchered in Florida

| August 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Another horse found butchered in Florida

“The slaughter of horses in our community continues unabated” – SPCA official.

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Advocates question GAO report on horse slaughter

| August 6, 2013 | 1 Comment
Advocates question GAO report on horse slaughter

Figures challenged, amid claims of “hocus-pocus analysis” and opinions of anonymous “officials”.

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Temporary court order prevents slaughter plants reopening

| August 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
Temporary court order prevents slaughter plants reopening

Order issued by judge, with arguments to resume in 30 days.

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Arson suspected at Valley Meat Co. plant

| July 31, 2013 | 4 Comments
Arson suspected at Valley Meat Co. plant

Fire around refrigeration compressors considered suspicious, according to reports.

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Ruthlessness, profit behind slaughter trade – HSUS boss

| July 25, 2013 | 9 Comments
Ruthlessness, profit behind slaughter trade – HSUS boss

“When your business is horse slaughter, you don’t attract many fans.”

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Wastewater hurdle for proposed slaughter plant

| July 23, 2013 | 2 Comments
Wastewater hurdle for proposed slaughter plant

Public hearing required for Valley Meat Co.’s bid to discharge waste from abattoir.

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Slaughter plants could open days after court hearing

| July 17, 2013 | 5 Comments
Slaughter plants could open days after court hearing

August 2 court hearing the only major obstacle to resumption of US horse slaughter.

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Riding horses, TBs targeted by abattoir buyers – study

| July 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
Riding horses, TBs targeted by abattoir buyers – study

Bigger horses targeted for maximum meat yield, study shows.

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