HSUS Requests Injunction to Halt Horsemeat Inspections

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On Feb. 14, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and other groups filed suit against the USDA to prevent equine slaughterhouses from using fee-for-service inspections of horsemeat. On Feb. 22, the groups filed for an injunction to prevent the inspections of horsemeat (scheduled to start March 10) until the lawsuit could be settled. In response, the USDA on Feb. 27 filed an oppositio

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