Slaughter: U.S. Circuit Court Decision Allows Cavel to Resume Operations

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has granted a motion by Cavel International, allowing the plant to temporarily resume horse slaughter operations, the Society for Animal Protective Legislation (SAPL) announced July 18.

In late May Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich signed a law banning the import, export, and possession of horsemeat intended for human consumption. However, Cavel filed sui

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