Horses Could Soon Be Slaughtered For Meat In Us

Horse Meat

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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    11/25/2015 - 2:20 pm | View Link
  • Letter: Protect horses from slaughterhouse - Charleston Post and Courier
    ... for horses in the U.S., and methods used elsewhere to kill horses do ... more dignified end of life than to be cruelly slaughtered and served ...
    11/25/2015 - 5:01 am | View Link
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    11/24/2015 - 4:23 am | View Link
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    11/27/2015 - 5:40 am | View Website
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