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....

Sections:  news   u.s.   living   
Topics:  congress   food   horses   meat   slaughterhouse   
  • Portman among 47 GOP senators to sign letter to Iran
    WASHINGTON — In a move Democrats denounced as trying to sabotage the Obama administration’s foreign policy, Sen. Rob Portman and 46 other Senate Republicans yesterday warned Iran’s leadership that any agreement to limit Tehran’s apparent efforts to build a nuclear bomb would need Senate approval to stay in effect beyond 2016. More
  • UN Says Eating Insects Will Solve World Hunger, Global Warming, Pollution, and Create Jobs
    The latest weapon in the U.N.'s fight against hunger, global warming and pollution might be flying by you right now. Edible insects are being promoted as a low-fat, high-protein food for people, pets and livestock. According to the U.N., they come with appetizing side benefits: Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and livestock pollution, creating jobs in developing countries and feeding the millions of hungry people in the world. More
  • Whole Foods mixes up chicken, vegan salads
    Whole Foods Market Inc. said Thursday that labels on a chicken salad and those on a vegan version of the salad were reversed at some of its cold food bars in the Northeast. More
  • Coalition on immigration bill clears first tests
    The bipartisan coalition behind a contentious overhaul of immigration laws stuck together on a critical early series of test votes Thursday, turning back challenges from conservative critics as the Senate Judiciary Committee refined legislation to secure the nation's borders and offer eventual citizenship to millions living illegally in the United States. More
  • Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan
    House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
  • American History for Truthdiggers: Were the Colonists Patriots or Insurgents?
    Guns are as American as apple pie. So is street violence. This was a barbaric world. Colonists slaughtered natives, beat slaves and publicly executed criminals, often leaving their bodies to rot in the town square. Alcohol abuse was endemic, and drinking ...
    03/17/2018 - 2:36 pm | View Link
  • The Hilarious, Terrifying, British “Death of Stalin” Shows How American Comedy’s Gone Wrong
    By the end of the film, you realize that the problem isn’t so much that meat eaters lack good morals as individuals, but that as a society we haven’t faced up to the level of pain being inflicted on the animals we raised to be slaughtered. I don’t ...
    03/17/2018 - 5:22 am | View Link
  • Activists: Government plan to kill wild horses is all a profit scheme
    Or actually sided with the morally compromised government bureaucrat that allowed them to be rounded up and slaughtered? Or would you like to be remembered as one of those rarities, perhaps even more rare than the wild horses and burros themselves — a ...
    03/16/2018 - 12:00 am | View Link
  • The 24 Best Documentaries on Amazon Prime
    City of Ghosts comes from Academy Award-winning documentarian Matthew Heineman and follows the Syrian activist group of journalists "Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently." The documentarians with the help of the media activists RBSS uncover and reveal the ...
    03/15/2018 - 7:54 pm | View Link
  • Bullfighting in Venezuela: Socialism Struggles with Contradictory Remnant of Colonial Past
    More than forty bulls were slaughtered. The white-skinned, well-off, Queen of the Carnival Beauty Pageant was present (alongside her losing competitors), as was the head of the Catholic Church, Balthazar Porras, the right-wing state governor, and the ...
    03/12/2018 - 2:02 pm | View Link
  • More
  • Horse Slaughter Is Not Euthanasia | Learn More | ASPCA
    Approximately 150,000 American horses are slaughtered for human consumption every year. Learn more and join over 80% of American voters who favor a ban.
    03/15/2018 - 9:53 am | View Website
  • Horse slaughter
    Horse slaughter is the practice of slaughtering horses to produce meat for consumption. Humans have long consumed horse meat; the oldest known cave art, the 30,000 ...
    03/12/2018 - 5:46 am | View Website
    Facts: According to the USDA, 100,800 American horses were slaughtered in three foreign-owned slaughterhouses in 2006. Another 37,000 were sent to Mexico or Canada ...
    03/10/2018 - 1:52 pm | View Website
  • Animal slaughter
    Animal slaughter is the killing of animals, usually referring to killing domestic livestock. In general, the animals would be killed for food; however, they might ...
    03/9/2018 - 2:05 am | View Website
  • Wild horses facing slaughter after US government proposes ...
    Most of the U.S.'s estimated 75,000 wild horses live on public lands in the American West.
    01/23/2018 - 8:35 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More News