Cavel Slaughter Plant Restraining Order: Judge Grants 10 Day Extension

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A federal judge extended a temporary order allowing an Illinois horse slaughterhouse to remain in operation while it challenges a state law that would force it to close.

Cavel International Inc.'s site in DeKalb, Ill., is the last remaining slaughterhouse in the United States where horses are killed for human consumption. Except for a portion sold to U.S. zoos, the horse meat from the plant

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