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European Countries See Increased Horsemeat Demands

May 31, 2013

After Europe's horsemeat scandal, some businesses have since seen an increased demand for equine meat.... Read More

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Florida Horse Found Slain for Meat

May 22, 2013

Authorities are seeking whoever entered a private property and slaughtered a horse for meat. ... Read More

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Bill would Forbid Horse Processing in Maine

May 02, 2013

The bill would make horse processing and transporting horses to slaughter plants in Canada illegal in Maine. ... Read More

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Equine Welfare Groups Eye Lawsuit over USDA Inspections

April 22, 2013

The groups say they'll challenge horse processing plant inspection permits granted by the USDA.... Read More

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French Horses Allegedly Stolen for Meat

April 22, 2013

An official said as many as 12 draft horses have been stolen from their pastures in France since June 2012.... Read More

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Results of EU Horsemeat Study Released

April 19, 2013

EU officials tested beef products for the presence of horsemeat and horse carcasses for the presence of Bute.... Read More

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Bute Found in English 'Beef' Products

April 12, 2013

British officials announced this week that a canned corned beef product positive for the presence of Bute. ... Read More

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2014 Budget Proposal would Nix Horsemeat Inspection Funding

April 11, 2013

Funding for inspections at horse processing plants would be eliminated under a request in the budget proposal.... Read More

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Horsemeat Prank Raises BLM Ire

April 05, 2013

A meat company raised the ire of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) when an April Fools' prank went awry. ... Read More

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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