HSUS boss describes decision over horse abattoirs as infuriating.
US Dept of Agriculture agrees to federal inspections at proposed New Mexico slaughter plant.
Move, if it survives the US legislative process, will prevent horse slaughter plants reopening.
A majority of Missouri residents are opposed to horse slaughter, a survey conducted on behalf of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) suggests.
Tesco in Britain reported a fall in the sale of frozen foods and chilled convenience meals as a result of the horse-meat contamination scandal earlier this year.
Pair arrested over alleged on-sale of 300 tonnes of horse meat as beef.
World Horse Welfare continues push to end long-haul transport of European horses to slaughter.
Sentence reduced in case where horse meat was sold as halal beef.
Food Standards Agency agrees to independent review of its response.
European agencies say bute risk is low, but say a ban from food chain must remain.
Humane Society International criticizes the breadth of testing of horse meat for drug residues.
Inquiry aims to reveal vulnerabilities within the food chain.
Obama Administration wants Congress to defund inspections of equine slaughter plants.