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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  • In Poland, searching for Jewish heritage - Malay Mail
    At that station, someone told her the Jews had all been slaughtered. ... Cows and horses drew carts of supplies;
    08/1/2015 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Lebanon Area Fair: Animals teach local kids responsibility - Lebanon Daily News
    "The kids really work with them" They also show horses and sheep. ... Neither of the goats that earned ribbons will be slaughtered, since they were
    07/29/2015 - 8:49 am | View Link
  • Column: Northern Cheyenne Tribe took a final stand in Oklahoma - Indianz
    ... reservation there was only the remains of buffalo slaughtered by white ... the Indians dug rifle pits for the men without horses and prepared ...
    07/29/2015 - 4:20 am | View Link
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  • Big business in live exports - Manawatu Standard
    ... in which it is believed 58 heifers had to be slaughtered en route to ... sheep, occasional individual horses to the pacific islands and pets
    07/25/2015 - 10:29 am | View Link
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  • Quitman farm rescuing horses from slaughter
    In the United States over 100,000 horses are slaughtered each year. Though it is illegal for the United States to use horsemeat for human consumption, it is easily making its way to the dinner tables. Mexico is one of many countries that does not regulate ...
    08/27/2015 - 6:42 pm | View Link
  • U.S. Senators, Animal Group Fight To Stop Roundup Of Wild Horses In Arizona
    Classified by the Service as "unauthorized livestock," these wild horses could be offered for sale and may end up slaughtered for meat, Friends of Animals said in their complaint. "Actions to remove wild horses from the Tonto National Forest could have a ...
    08/27/2015 - 1:54 pm | View Link
  • US lacks program to care for elderly, unwanted horses
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    08/21/2015 - 5:22 pm | View Link
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    08/11/2015 - 9:42 am | View Link
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  • Horse Slaughter : The Humane Society of the United States
    Each year, more than 100,000 American horses—working, racing and companion horses and even children’s ponies—are inhumanely transported long distances in ...
    08/27/2015 - 5:16 am | View Website
  • horse slaughter
    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 ...
    08/27/2015 - 3:50 am | View Website
  • Lifesavers
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    08/27/2015 - 12:44 am | View Website
  • Horse Slaughter
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    08/26/2015 - 6:46 pm | 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 ...
    08/26/2015 - 10:25 am | View Website
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