Tag: Slaughter

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Corned beef product withdrawn over horse-meat contamination is found to contain bute.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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Greek products test positive for horse meat

| March 25, 2013 | 1 Comment
Greek products test positive for horse meat

Food agency announces series of recalls, including a line of chicken nuggets.

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US slaughter plants unlikely to find EU market

| March 24, 2013 | 0 Comments
US slaughter plants unlikely to find EU market

Equine Welfare Alliance says inquiries indicate American horse meat will not make it to EU.

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Anglo-Saxon England viewed horse-meat as “pagan” food

| March 20, 2013 | 0 Comments
Anglo-Saxon England viewed horse-meat as “pagan” food

Research casts light on ancient taboo against eating horse meat.

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Eating horse meat can lower cholesterol – study

| March 18, 2013 | 3 Comments
Eating horse meat can lower cholesterol – study

The cholesterol-lowering benefits of eating horse meat have been revealed by Italian researchers.

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Role of traders a concern in horse-meat scandal

| March 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
Role of traders a concern in horse-meat scandal

Irish minister talks of local horse-meat scandal that became a “global problem”.

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Tesco finds meat loaf with up to 5% horse meat

| March 14, 2013 | 0 Comments
Tesco finds meat loaf with up to 5% horse meat

Product is fourth from British chain to be pulled from shelves over horse-meat contamination.

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