Meat Company Owner Sues Usda For Right To Slaughter Horses


A New Mexico man sues the USDA, saying politics has blocked permits to slaughter horses for food.Rick de los Santos wants to reopen an animal slaughter business that's been banned in the U.S. for years. Along the way, he's also opened a can of worms.

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    Perhaps, like me, you’ve wondered what percentage of retail meat has foodborne pathogens, and of those, which pathogens are antibiotic resistant. Well, you’re in luck. The Food and Drug Administration’s National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System puts out a yearly report looking at the rates of antibiotic resistance of foodborne pathogens in retail meat and poultry samples. More
  • Horsemeat found in Taco Bell UK beef in latest tests
    Britain's food regulator said horsemeat had been found in beef products at Taco Bell fast food outlets, the first time it has been discovered on sale in British restaurants since the scandal broke in January. More
  • Why we don't eat horse meat: It's economics
    A new study from researchers at Oxford University says the roots of the taboo on horse meat are in the spread of Christianity in Anglo-Saxon England. But the real reason may be simple economics. More
  • Horse a hidden ingredient in many European foods
    So hungry you could eat a horse? Chances are, if you've regularly consumed processed-meat products in Europe, you already have. Since Ireland published surprise DNA results on Jan. 15 showing that a third of frozen "beef" burgers in Ireland contained at least a trace of horse, food scientists in more than a dozen countries have found the animal trotting into products where it was never meant to roam. More
  • British shoppers may pay high price from horsemeat scandal
    For Britons worried last week's beef lasagne was in fact a helping of horse, peace of mind that such a meal will never reach dining tables again may come at a price. More
  • Woman sues bar for serving her alcohol after she causes $10m home explosion
    A Canadian woman convicted of impaired driving in a 2019 crash that led to a massive explosion in London, Ontario, is suing the food and beverage company that served her alcohol, aiming to make them ...
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  • USDA awards grants to small meat processors
    Jamie Ewalt, a co-owner of the operation with her husband, Justin, said they had been planning to build a facility to do the work themselves. The USDA grant is expected to cover about half the ...
    01/6/2023 - 9:24 am | View Link
  • As horse meat exports from Uruguay rocket, saving some from slaughter has become an NGO’s mission
    Uruguay, a country where horses are not considered food but companions, has seen a rise in equine meat exports, prompting efforts to rescue horses destined for slaughter. In 2020, the small South ...
    01/1/2023 - 11:22 am | View Link
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  • Meat | Whole Foods Market
    Our Meat department offers a wide selection of Animal Welfare Certified local, organic and grass-fed choices. Find dry-aged steaks, house-made sausages, air-chilled chicken and so much more. Need help? Our butchers will custom cut, season and marinate to order. Browse our meat department Every Tuesday deal: Savings on ground beef and more*
    01/29/2023 - 12:10 am | View Website
  • Meat | Definition, Types, & Facts | Britannica
    meat, the flesh or other edible parts of animals (usually domesticated cattle, swine, and sheep) used for food, including not only the muscles and fat but also the tendons and ligaments. Meat is valued as a complete protein food containing all the amino acids necessary for the human body.
    01/28/2023 - 5:05 am | View Website
  • MEAT! Your Maker | Grinders, Vacuum Sealers, Dehydrators
    We are the makers of MEAT processing equipment. Yes, we love meat so much we named our brand after it. And we’re here to help you up your wild game … game. With grinders, stuffers, slicers and sealers that are built to exceed your stubbornly high standards. We keep the middleman out of your meat, only selling direct, so you can experience some of the finest machinery available, for less than you’d expect.
    01/28/2023 - 4:07 am | View Website
  • Meat Definition & Meaning
    meat noun ˈmēt 1 a : something eaten for nourishment especially : solid food as distinguished from drink b : the edible part of something as distinguished from the covering (as a shell or husk) walnut meat 2 : animal and especially mammal flesh used as food More from Merriam-Webster on meat Nglish: Translation of meat for Spanish Speakers
    01/28/2023 - 3:03 am | View Website
  • Meat
    Meat is animal flesh that is eaten as food. Humans have hunted, farmed, and scavenged animals for meat since prehistoric times. The establishment of settlements in the Neolithic Revolution allowed the domestication of animals such as chickens, sheep, rabbits, pigs, and cattle.
    01/27/2023 - 11:00 pm | View Website
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