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How Ireland is Managing their Unwanted Horses

July 31, 2014

Researchers are establishing trends and seeing a clearer picture of Ireland's unwanted horse population.... Read More

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House Committee Passes Slaughter Ban Amendment

May 30, 2014

In effect, the ban on horsemeat inspection funding makes it impossible to process horses in the United States.... Read More

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Senate Committee Passes 2015 Slaughter Ban Amendment

May 23, 2014

The amendment would prevent the USDA from using a portion of its 2015 budget to fund horsemeat inspections.... Read More

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Obama Budget Could Halt Horse Plant Inspections Through 2015

March 07, 2014

A request contained in a budget proposal from President Barack Obama could halt horse processing through 2015.... Read More

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Horse Processing Advocate Sue Wallis Dies in Wyoming

January 30, 2014

Sue Wallis, who made headlines as a vocal proponent of U.S. horse processing, died Tuesday. She was 56.... Read More

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Judge Rules against N.M. Horse Processing Plant

January 21, 2014

A judge granted an injunction preventing Valley Meat Co. from opening its long-sought horse processing plant.... Read More

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Omnibus Bill Passes, Nixes Horse Processing

January 20, 2014

Congress has passed a bill that eliminates funding to carry out horsemeat inspections at domestic plants. ... Read More

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2014 Fiscal Bill Could Defund USDA Horsemeat Inspections

January 14, 2014

If passed, the proposed legislation would once again strip the USDA of funding for horsemeat inspections.... Read More

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Florida Horses Found Butchered in Miami-Dade County

January 09, 2014

Less than two weeks into the new year, two horses have been found butchered in separate incidents.... Read More

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Attorney Threatens to Sue N.M. Attorney General

January 07, 2014

The suit is the latest volley in the battle surrounding the opening of a horse processing plant in New Mexico.... Read More

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N.M. Judge Extends Horse Processing Plant Hearing

January 06, 2014

A judge will hear arguments on both sides of the case on Jan. 13 before issuing a ruling.... Read More

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NM Attorney General Sues to Halt Horse Slaughter Plant

December 20, 2013

The lawsuit is intended to prevent Valley Meats Co., LLC, from starting horse processing operations next year.... Read More

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Appeals Court Sides with Horse Processor

December 16, 2013

A federal appeals court ruled against animal rights groups that challenged U.S. horse processing plants. ... Read More

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Researchers Find Toxoplasma gondii in Horsemeat

November 17, 2013

Some horses in slaughterhouses Brazil and southwest China are infected with T. gondii.... Read More

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USDA Responds to Horse Processing Plant Appeal

November 08, 2013

The USDA is bound to inspect qualified horse processing plants, the organization's appeal response says.... Read More

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N.M. Horse Processing Plant On Hold Again

November 05, 2013

An order handed down by an appeals court bars the USDA from carrying out inspections at processing plants. ... Read More

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Federal Judge Clears Way for N.M. Horse Processing Plant

November 04, 2013

A judge allowed a lawsuit that could have prevented a New Mexico processing plant from opening to expire. ... Read More

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Another Florida Horse Slaughter Probed

October 18, 2013

Authorities are investigating the death of a horse apparently slaughtered for meat and dumped in a canal.... Read More

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How Will the Government Shutdown Affect Equine Interests?

October 01, 2013

Find out how the government shutdown could impact the horse industry and your equine interests.... Read More

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Court Nixes Horse Processing Plant Plans

August 06, 2013

A judge ruled that criteria used to award inspection permits to horse process plants was flawed. ... Read More

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New Mexico Processing Plant Fire Probed

August 02, 2013

Authorities are investigating a fire that damaged a plant expected to begin processing horses next week. ... Read More

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Permit Woes Complicate NM Horse Processing Plant Opening

July 24, 2013

The New Mexico Environment Department denied Valley Meats' wastewater permit request, pending a hearing. ... Read More

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Iowa Plant to Start Horse Processing

July 08, 2013

A second meat plant has received a USDA permit to begin processing horses for human consumption. ... Read More

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N.M. Horse Processing Plant Wins Permit

July 01, 2013

A meat plant in New Mexico has received a federal permit to begin processing horses.... Read More

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Senate Committee Approves Horsemeat Inspection Ban

June 21, 2013

The Senate Appropriations Committee voted to deny horsemeat inspection funds funds during fiscal 2014. ... Read More