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New Mexico Panel Approves Horse Processing Study

February 04, 2013

The study will evaluate the feasibility of locating a facility in the state to process horsemeat.... Read More

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Horsemeat in British, Irish Hamburgers Traced to Poland

February 04, 2013

Polish food processing plants are believed to be the source of horse-tainted hamburger meat, officials say.... Read More

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Horsemeat Found in Hamburgers Sold in U.K., Ireland

January 16, 2013

Thirty-seven percent of the "beef" products tested in a routine study contained equine DNA.... Read More

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Humane Groups Named in Equine Slaughter-Related Lawsuit

December 26, 2012

The lawsuit alleges the organizations conspired to defame a New Mexico meat processing company.... Read More

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Florida Horses Found Slain, Dismembered

November 05, 2012

Since 2009, the remains of more than 20 horses butchered for their meat have been discovered in that state.... Read More

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Potential Oregon Horse Processing Plant Opposed

October 15, 2012

Civic leaders will challenge the location of a horse processing plant proposed for development in Hermiston.... Read More

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N.Y. Chef takes Horsemeat Off Museum Menu

October 08, 2012

A chef abandoned his plan to include horsemeat on his menu after some equine welfare advocates opposed it.... Read More

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WVRC Denies Appeal in Anti-Slaughter Case

September 27, 2012

Mountaineer racetrack has an policy stating owners and trainers must ensure horses are not "put to slaughter."... Read More

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New Jersey Bans Horse Processing Plant Development

September 26, 2012

Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation prohibiting the processing and sale of horsemeat for human consumption.... Read More

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N.J. Horse Owners Urge Passage of Anti-Horse Slaughter Bill

September 15, 2012

Several horse owners and advocates submitted a letter to Gov. Christie urging him to sign the bill into law.... Read More

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More Butchered Equine Remains Discovered in Florida

July 09, 2012

The horse is the latest among several equines found butchered in Florida's Miami-Dade area since 2009.... Read More

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Feds Shut Down Tennessee Horse Transport Operation

July 03, 2012

The firm was connected to two serious traffic incidents that collectively claimed the lives of four horses.... Read More

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N.J. Lawmakers Pass Horse Slaughter Ban Bill

June 27, 2012

Horse processing plant development is prohibited in New Jersey under a bill passed by the state's legislature.... Read More

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Amendment Strips USDA Horsemeat Inspection Funding

June 20, 2012

The amendment restricts funding for USDA inspections at U.S. horse processing plants in 2013.... Read More

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Guilty Plea Entered in Tennessee Walking Horse Soring Case

June 08, 2012

Jeff Dockery has pleaded guilty in high-profile Tennessee Walking Horse abuse case.... Read More

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N.J. Assembly Passes Bill Banning Horse Processing

May 29, 2012

The bill would prohibit anyone from knowingly slaughtering a horse or selling horsemeat for human consumption.... Read More

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New Jersey Anti-Slaughter Bill Advances

May 15, 2012

The bill would ban the slaughter of horses and the sale of horsemeat for human consumption in New Jersey.... Read More

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N.M. Governor to USDA: Deny Horse Processing Plant Permit

May 03, 2012

Gov. Martinez asked the USDA to consider a state's opposition when deciding whether to approve an application.... Read More

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Lawmakers, Celebrities Urge Anti-Slaughter Bill Passage

April 27, 2012

Celebrities and animal welfare group representatives gathered to promote anti-slaughter legislation last week.... Read More

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Tennessee Horse Processing Bill Stalled

April 18, 2012

Some legislators in the state questioned the parts of the legislation's constitutionality.... Read More

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Governor Against N.M. Horse Processing Plant Inspections

April 18, 2012

Gov. Martinez says she will ask the USDA to deny placement of inspectors at a New Mexico meat processing plant... Read More

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W.Va. Racing Regulators Allow Action in Slaughter Cases

April 16, 2012

The agency could take action against permit holders found to have knowingly sold a horse for slaughter.... Read More

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Groups Ask FDA to Prevent Companion Horse Processing

March 30, 2012

The groups contend drugs administered during the horses' lives make them unsuitable for human consumption.... Read More

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Gathering Calls for Congressional Horse Slaughter Ban

March 28, 2012

Horse welfare advocates called on Congress to reinstate the funding ban on USDA horsemeat inspections.... Read More

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Tennessee Bill Discourages Slaughter Plant Court Challenges

March 21, 2012

Proposed Tennessee bill could make challenges to horse-processing plant development costly.... Read More