Tag: Slaughter

Advocates question GAO report on horse slaughter

| 6 August 2013 9:02 pm | 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

| 3 August 2013 12:10 pm | 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

| 31 July 2013 7:54 am | 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

| 25 July 2013 7:42 am | 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

| 23 July 2013 6:51 pm | 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

| 17 July 2013 6:59 pm | 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

| 11 July 2013 1:36 pm | 0 Comments
Riding horses, TBs targeted by abattoir buyers – study

Bigger horses targeted for maximum meat yield, study shows.

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Slaughter approval “ignores environmental worries”

| 11 July 2013 11:28 am | 10 Comments
Slaughter approval “ignores environmental worries”

Lawsuit argues federal plant approvals should not be given without environmental checks.

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Federal abattoir inspections condemned by lawmaker

| 8 July 2013 7:23 am | 7 Comments
Federal abattoir inspections condemned by lawmaker

A Congressman from Pennsylvania has slammed the decision of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to approve federal inspections for a proposed horse slaughterhouse in New Mexico.

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‘Improved intelligence’ needed across food industry

| 6 July 2013 8:51 am | 0 Comments
‘Improved intelligence’ needed across food industry

Report into performance of Britain’s food agency says it needs a better major incident plan.

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Second plant approved as legal challenge launched

| 3 July 2013 8:56 am | 0 Comments
Second plant approved as legal challenge launched

Horse slaughter plant in Iowa gets nod as animal advocates file for an immediate injunction.

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Lawyers behind decision to allow plant inspections – Pacelle

| 30 June 2013 9:21 am | 8 Comments
Lawyers behind decision to allow plant inspections – Pacelle

HSUS boss describes decision over horse abattoirs as infuriating.

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US horse slaughter a step closer, with federal nod

| 29 June 2013 9:29 am | 13 Comments
US horse slaughter a step closer, with federal nod

US Dept of Agriculture agrees to federal inspections at proposed New Mexico slaughter plant.

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Key committee votes to block funding of slaughter checks

| 14 June 2013 9:19 am | 0 Comments
Key committee votes to block funding of slaughter checks

Move, if it survives the US legislative process, will prevent horse slaughter plants reopening.

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Horse butchered in Loxahatchee, Florida

| 13 June 2013 7:39 am | 1 Comment
Horse butchered in Loxahatchee, Florida

A horse has been slaughtered for its meat in Palm Beach County, Florida.

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NM attorney general raises thorny slaughter issue

| 12 June 2013 9:08 am | 0 Comments
NM attorney general raises thorny slaughter issue

Processing meat contaminated with drugs would be illegal, New Mexico’s attorney general warns.

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Research shows most Missourians oppose horse slaughter

| 8 June 2013 7:44 am | 1 Comment
Research shows most Missourians oppose horse slaughter

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.

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Horse-meat scandal affects frozen food sales at Tesco

| 7 June 2013 7:39 am | 0 Comments
Horse-meat scandal affects frozen food sales at Tesco

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.

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Two arrests in The Netherlands in horse-meat probe

| 24 May 2013 9:00 am | 0 Comments
Two arrests in The Netherlands in horse-meat probe

Pair arrested over alleged on-sale of 300 tonnes of horse meat as beef.

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UK eating habits improve after horse-meat scandal

| 14 May 2013 9:40 am | 0 Comments
UK eating habits improve after horse-meat scandal

Survey indicates British households threw out nearly 18 million readymade meals.

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