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Iowa Plant to Start Horse Processing

July 08, 2013

A second meat plant has received a USDA permit to begin processing horses for human consumption. ... Read More

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N.M. Horse Processing Plant Wins Permit

July 01, 2013

A meat plant in New Mexico has received a federal permit to begin processing horses.... Read More

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Senate Committee Approves Horsemeat Inspection Ban

June 21, 2013

The Senate Appropriations Committee voted to deny horsemeat inspection funds funds during fiscal 2014. ... Read More

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Amendment to Defund Horsemeat Inspections Clears Committee

June 15, 2013

The amendment would deny the USDA funding to carry out inspections at U.S. horse processing plants.... Read More

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N.M. Attorney General Deems Horsemeat 'Tainted'

June 13, 2013

New Mexico's Attorney General has determined that horsemeat is unfit for human consumption. ... Read More

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Another Florida Horse Found Slaughtered

June 12, 2013

A horse was apparently slaughtered for meat, then dumped in an embankment near West Palm Beach, Fla. ... Read More

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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