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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    10/25/2016 - 3:02 am | View Link
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    10/21/2016 - 9:23 am | View Link
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    01/22/2016 - 6:59 pm | View Website
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