Horses Could Soon Be Slaughtered For Meat In Us

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Horses could soon be butchered in the U.S. for human consumption after Congress quietly lifted a 5-year-old ban on funding horse meat inspections, and activists say slaughterhouses could be up and running in as little as a month....

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  • The End of the Oil Age - Peak Oil
    WWI started with the muscle power of horses and ended with tanks ... To sustain their empires, the Germans and Japanese slaughtered their way
    07/4/2015 - 8:10 am | View Link
  • The homeland of Genghis Khan is no place for helicopter parents - ABC Online
    ... the long drive to Dadal, we saw children riding horses bareback as part ... Nothing was wasted - every sinew of every slaughtered animal was ...
    06/28/2015 - 1:17 pm | View Link
  • Canadian horsemeat not drug-free, European audit finds - Toronto Star Online
    “It cannot be guaranteed that horses (slaughtered in Canada) have not been treated with illegal substances within the last 180 days before...
    06/28/2015 - 5:59 am | View Link
  • What's on TV Thursday: Hannibal the cannibal's third course - Canberra Times
    What's on TV Thursday: Hannibal the cannibal's third course - Brisbane Times
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  • Convincing Australians that bats aren't so bad - Deutsche Welle
    ... believe that a villager in Guinea caught and slaughtered an infected ... which causes a potentially deadly flu-like illness in horses and ...
    06/25/2015 - 11:30 am | View Link
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  • Non-profit “Forgotten Angels” in Medford saves horses from slaughter houses
    Kill buyers transport the horses across U.S. borders to Mexico or Canada, where they are slaughtered for their meat. American horsemeat is highly desirable, and considered a delicacy in some Asian and European countries. “We have saved and found homes ...
    07/1/2015 - 2:15 am | View Link
  • Canadian horsemeat not drug-free, European audit finds
    Phenylbutazone, or bute, has been linked to bone-marrow disease in humans if eaten in meat. “It cannot be guaranteed that horses (slaughtered in Canada) have not been treated with illegal substances within the last 180 days before slaughter,” the audit ...
    06/28/2015 - 12:02 pm | View Link
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    06/27/2015 - 12:59 pm | View Link
  • Horsemeat in Aldi Meat
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    06/25/2015 - 8:36 pm | View Link
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    06/25/2015 - 1:50 am | View Link
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  • Horse Slaughter | Habitat For Horses
    Horse Slaughter Prevention Act (AHSPA). Habitat for Horses has played a part in several attempts to end horse slaughter and we will continue to do so until the ...
    07/5/2015 - 5:43 am | View Website
  • Horse Slaughter Fact Sheet
    Horse slaughter is not about controlling the "unwanted" horse population; a way of getting rid of sick, diseased or mentally disturbed horses; or preventing horse ...
    07/4/2015 - 11:23 pm | View Website
  • Horse Slaughter
    Horse Slaughter - A detailed study of horse slaughter and those who promote horse slaughter and make money from the killing of American horses for human consumption
    07/4/2015 - 10:19 pm | View Website
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    There is great controversy about horse slaughter. After horse slaughter was banned in the U.S., thousands of horses are crossing the borders of Canada and Mexico for ...
    07/4/2015 - 6:27 am | View Website
  • Equine Advocates Rescue & Sanctuary
    Horse Slaughter - an American Disgrace . Horse slaughter is the way by which irresponsible people get rid of their unwanted horses quickly and for a profit.
    07/4/2015 - 5:37 am | View Website
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