Tag: Slaughter

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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Long-haul slaughter trade reduced, but abuses continue

| 14 May 2013 9:03 am | 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

| 3 May 2013 9:30 am | 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

| 3 May 2013 9:09 am | 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

| 23 April 2013 8:56 am | 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

| 23 April 2013 7:36 am | 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

| 19 April 2013 8:50 am | 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

| 17 April 2013 9:08 am | 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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Risks from phenylbutazone in meat low, say agencies

| 17 April 2013 9:05 am | 0 Comments
Risks from phenylbutazone in meat low, say agencies

European agencies say bute risk is low, but say a ban from food chain must remain.

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EU should test for other drugs in meat, says charity

| 17 April 2013 8:55 am | 0 Comments
EU should test for other drugs in meat, says charity

Humane Society International criticizes the breadth of testing of horse meat for drug residues.

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British Govt announces probe into horse-meat scandal

| 16 April 2013 8:51 am | 0 Comments
British Govt announces probe into horse-meat scandal

Inquiry aims to reveal vulnerabilities within the food chain.

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White House proposes move to block horse slaughter

| 11 April 2013 5:02 pm | 1 Comment
White House proposes move to block horse slaughter

Obama Administration wants Congress to defund inspections of equine slaughter plants.

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Phenylbutazone detected in corned beef product

| 10 April 2013 8:41 am | 1 Comment
Phenylbutazone detected in corned beef product

Corned beef product withdrawn over horse-meat contamination is found to contain bute.

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Sharp drop in US horses going to slaughter in Mexico

| 6 April 2013 12:25 pm | 5 Comments
Sharp drop in US horses going to slaughter in Mexico

Decline in first quarter coincides with Europe’s horse-meat contamination scandal.

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HSUS boss condemns Oklahoma slaughter move

| 4 April 2013 9:10 am | 1 Comment
HSUS boss condemns Oklahoma slaughter move

Wayne Pacelle describes horse slaughter industry as a predatory, inhumane enterprise.

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US steps up testing following horse-meat scandal

| 4 April 2013 9:09 am | 0 Comments
US steps up testing following horse-meat scandal

Several countries targeted for more testing in US Department of Agriculture directive.

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Phenylbutazone found in horse meat in Czech store

| 4 April 2013 9:08 am | 2 Comments
Phenylbutazone found in horse meat in Czech store

Correctly labeled shipment was imported from Poland, say Czech authorities.

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US summit on ending horse slaughter this month

| 4 April 2013 9:04 am | 1 Comment
US summit on ending horse slaughter this month

Issues in Europe a cautionary tale for the US, warns Equine Advocates boss.

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Bid in New Mexico to have horse meat declared “unqualified”

| 4 April 2013 7:08 am | 2 Comments
Bid in New Mexico to have horse meat declared “unqualified”

Two groups have filed a legal petition in New Mexico requesting the adoption a rule that renders any horse “unqualified” for use as food for human consumption.

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