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Oklahoma Governor Signs Horse Processing Bill

April 01, 2013

Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill reversing a 50-year-old law that made horse slaughter illegal in Oklahoma. ... Read More

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USDA Horsemeat Inspections Funded Through 2013

March 28, 2013

USDA inspections at U.S. horse processing plants will be funded through September 2013. ... Read More

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Oklahoma Lawmakers Pass Horse Processing Bill

March 27, 2013

Oklahoma have passed a House bill that allows horse slaughter in that state. ... Read More

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Online Horse Shooting Video Prompts Cruelty Probe

March 25, 2013

Authorities are evaluating whether a man who made a video of himself shooting his horse should face charges. ... Read More

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Authorities Studying How Bute in Horsemeat Affects Humans

March 25, 2013

Authorities will evaluate of how phenylbutazone in horsemeat could affect the humans that consume it. ... Read More

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Oklahoma Horse Processing Bill Advances

March 19, 2013

An Oklahoma Senate committee passed a bill aimed at facilitating a horse processing industry in that state. ... Read More

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European Horsemeat Scandal Continues

March 19, 2013

French authorities are finding more supply chains involved in horsemeat distribution.... Read More

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Bills Seek to Ban Horse Processing, Export

March 13, 2013

The legislation would outlaw the export of horses for processing and the export of U.S.-produced horsemeat.... Read More

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European Horsemeat Scandal Expands to Asia

February 25, 2013

Frozen prepared beef meals in Hong Kong were determined to contain horsemeat last week.... Read More

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Oklahoma Horse Slaughter Bills Advance

February 22, 2013

Two bills aimed at repealing the state's horse processing ban passed by substantial margins. ... Read More

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Advocates Against Slaughter Protest Polish Horse Auction

February 21, 2013

Thousands of horses changed hands at the Skaryszew horse fair despite protests by animal rights activists.... Read More

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Horsemeat Supply and Demand in Europe

February 15, 2013

As the European crisis unfolds and fraudulent horsemeat sales decrease, supply could exceed demand. ... Read More

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Oklahoma Bills would Facilitate Horse Processing

February 12, 2013

Horse processing would again be legal if two bills currently pending in that state's legislature become law.... Read More

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European Horsemeat Scandal Expands

February 12, 2013

France, Sweden, and The Netherlands have confirmed products sold within their borders could contain horsemeat.... Read More

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Frozen Lasagna Product in U.K. Found to Contain Horsemeat

February 08, 2013

U.K. Food Standards Agency confirms that meat content of recalled beef lasagna contains 60% horsemeat.... Read More

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New Mexico Slaughter Facility Bill Rejected

February 05, 2013

The bill that would have authorized a study evaluating the feasibility of a horse processing facility.... Read More

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New Mexico Panel Approves Horse Processing Study

February 04, 2013

The study will evaluate the feasibility of locating a facility in the state to process horsemeat.... Read More

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Horsemeat in British, Irish Hamburgers Traced to Poland

February 04, 2013

Polish food processing plants are believed to be the source of horse-tainted hamburger meat, officials say.... Read More

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Horsemeat Found in Hamburgers Sold in U.K., Ireland

January 16, 2013

Thirty-seven percent of the "beef" products tested in a routine study contained equine DNA.... Read More

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Humane Groups Named in Equine Slaughter-Related Lawsuit

December 26, 2012

The lawsuit alleges the organizations conspired to defame a New Mexico meat processing company.... Read More

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Florida Horses Found Slain, Dismembered

November 05, 2012

Since 2009, the remains of more than 20 horses butchered for their meat have been discovered in that state.... Read More

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Potential Oregon Horse Processing Plant Opposed

October 15, 2012

Civic leaders will challenge the location of a horse processing plant proposed for development in Hermiston.... Read More

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N.Y. Chef takes Horsemeat Off Museum Menu

October 08, 2012

A chef abandoned his plan to include horsemeat on his menu after some equine welfare advocates opposed it.... Read More

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WVRC Denies Appeal in Anti-Slaughter Case

September 27, 2012

Mountaineer racetrack has an policy stating owners and trainers must ensure horses are not "put to slaughter."... Read More

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New Jersey Bans Horse Processing Plant Development

September 26, 2012

Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation prohibiting the processing and sale of horsemeat for human consumption.... Read More