Tag: Slaughter

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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Risks from phenylbutazone in meat low, say agencies

| April 17, 2013 | 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

| April 17, 2013 | 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

| April 16, 2013 | 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

| April 11, 2013 | 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

| April 10, 2013 | 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Corned beef product withdrawn over horse-meat contamination is found to contain bute.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

| April 6, 2013 | 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

| April 4, 2013 | 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

| April 4, 2013 | 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

| April 4, 2013 | 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

| April 4, 2013 | 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”

| April 4, 2013 | 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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Welsh poll reveals impact of horse-meat scandal

| March 31, 2013 | 2 Comments
Welsh poll reveals impact of horse-meat scandal

Nearly a third of polled Welsh consumers intend eating fewer processed meat products.

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Oklahoma’s governor signs horse slaughter bill

| March 31, 2013 | 4 Comments
Oklahoma’s governor signs horse slaughter bill

Those who care about horses cannot be happy with status quo, Mary Fallin suggests.

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Horse meat in beef mince supplied to Edinburgh school

| March 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
Horse meat in beef mince supplied to Edinburgh school

Same batch went to six local primary schools, the local council says.

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Horse slaughter trade a dubious bet – HSUS boss

| March 28, 2013 | 2 Comments
Horse slaughter trade a dubious bet – HSUS boss

Why would companies want to invest in the American horse-meat trade, asks Wayne Pacelle.

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Peta alleges fraud over interstate horse haulage

| March 27, 2013 | 0 Comments
Peta alleges fraud over interstate horse haulage

Activist group says an investigator has uncovered fraud over horse health forms.

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