Proposed Canadian Bill Could Halt U.S. Slaughter Exports

A proposed Canadian law could halt the export of U.S. horses for slaughter in that country, one equine welfare advocate said. Along with Mexico, Canada became a major destination for U.S. slaughter-bound horses after court actions shuttered remaining processing plants in Illinois and Texas in 2007. According to Canadian Food Inspection Agency records, 56 percent of the 93,812 horses processed

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