Tag: Slaughter

Slaughter approval “ignores environmental worries”

| July 11, 2013 | 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

| July 8, 2013 | 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

| July 6, 2013 | 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

| July 3, 2013 | 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

| June 30, 2013 | 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

| June 29, 2013 | 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

| June 14, 2013 | 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

| June 13, 2013 | 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

| June 12, 2013 | 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

| June 8, 2013 | 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

| June 7, 2013 | 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

| May 24, 2013 | 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

| May 14, 2013 | 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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Long-haul slaughter trade reduced, but abuses continue

| May 14, 2013 | 0 Comments
Long-haul slaughter trade reduced, but abuses continue

World Horse Welfare continues push to end long-haul transport of European horses to slaughter.

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Another case of horse butchery in Florida

| May 3, 2013 | 2 Comments
Another case of horse butchery in Florida

Destiny, 7, tied up and slaughtered behind a barn.

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Appeal court rules over horse meat sold as halal beef

| May 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
Appeal court rules over horse meat sold as halal beef

Sentence reduced in case where horse meat was sold as halal beef.

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Robert Redford speaks out on horse slaughter

| April 23, 2013 | 9 Comments
Robert Redford speaks out on horse slaughter

“We have the right to oppose … the return of slaughter to the US.”

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Breeders group backs anti-slaughter legislation

| April 23, 2013 | 2 Comments
Breeders group backs anti-slaughter legislation

A council of influential horse breeders from around the US has announced its support for the Safeguard American Food Exports (SAFE) Act.

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Review into agency’s handling of horse-meat scandal

| April 19, 2013 | 1 Comment
Review into agency’s handling of horse-meat scandal

Food Standards Agency agrees to independent review of its response.

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Horse-meat found in 4.66% of tested beef products

| April 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
Horse-meat found in 4.66% of tested beef products

European Commission says results show a food labeling issue, not a health issue.

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