USDA warns Pennsylvania restaurant that serving horse meat violates federal law

PITTSBURG, Pa. — We have been following the story of the Pittsburgh area restaurant serving steak tartare made with horse meat. Because it was making national headlines we figured you have been following it too. We write about it now that the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has stepped in. It is interesting how FSIS… Continue reading USDA warns Pennsylvania restaurant that serving horse meat violates federal law

Former racehorses rescued from slaughter

Update 5/17/2017 8:17 a.m EST. Since Shedrow Confessions seems to have a handle on the backstory to this report, we will refer you to them and close our investigation. Go to shedrowconfessions.com for their story. Warning: Foul Language. SAN DIEGO, Calif. (Source) — A San Diego County horse rescue is saving 20 thoroughbred racehorses from being slaughtered for… Continue reading Former racehorses rescued from slaughter

When it comes to horses and lawmakers you gotta have heart

MONDAY ROUND UP — “You gotta have heart. All you really need is heart”, says the famous song from one of America's classical musicals, “Damn Yankees”. It takes a lot of heart to continue fighting against the monstrous cruelties committed against horses. It takes a strong heart to deal with the roller coaster ride that… Continue reading When it comes to horses and lawmakers you gotta have heart

U.S. Senator Tom Udall calls for the end of doping in horse racing

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) issued the following press release yesterday. It is of course important to demand it. It is another to actually introduce a bill, push it through and get it done. Udall is plucky and has the determination necessary to succeed. Sen. Udall is of course keenly aware of racehorse… Continue reading U.S. Senator Tom Udall calls for the end of doping in horse racing