MARCH AGAINST HORSE SLAUGHTER — Calling all Americans! We end March with one last plea to ask your U.S. Representative to cosponsor H.R. 961 to help us reach 290 cosponsors which will release the bill from its Committee assignments and get it onto the U.S. House floor for a vote. H.R.961 currently has 228 cosponsors.… Continue reading Support H.R.961 now
Category: March Against Horse Slaughter 2020
Focused attention on the horse slaughter for the month of March 2020.
March against horse slaughter 2020 finale
March Against Horse Slaughter 2020 ends tomorrow March 31. When we planned our March campaign against horse slaughter, we did not know that the nation and the world would be in crisis. We know it has been a scary and distracting time for so many and your thoughts and concerns have been elsewhere. Thank you… Continue reading March against horse slaughter 2020 finale
Canada’s horse slaughter plants and US ports of entry
By JANE ALLIN MARCH AGAINST HORSE SLAUGHTER Horse Slaughter Plants — Canada Three slaughterhouses are federally licensed to slaughter horses in Canada: (1) Viande Richelieu Inc. in Massueville, Que.; Reg No 076; https://www.vianderichelieu.com/ (2) Les Viandes de la Petite-Nation in St-Andre- Avellin, Que.; [517 Rang Sainte Julie E, Saint-André-Avellin, QC J0V 1W0]; Reg No 505; (no… Continue reading Canada’s horse slaughter plants and US ports of entry
Top 10 importers and exporters of horse meat worldwide
By Jane Allin MARCH AGAINST HORSE SLAUGHTER — Recall from the previous articles in this series, that the FAO stats are not always based on original datasets for countries included in their assessments. The FAO Statistics Division addressed this by developing innovative methods to improve data reliability and consistency across statistical domains. As a result,… Continue reading Top 10 importers and exporters of horse meat worldwide
Queensland cruelty report on retired racehorses published
MARCH AGAINST HORSE SLAUGHTER — The final report from the independent inquiry into animal cruelty in the management of retired Thoroughbred and Standardbred horses in Queensland was published last month, entitled: The Queensland Government’s response to recommendations from the independent ‘Inquiry into animal cruelty in the management of retired Thoroughbreds and Standardbred horses in Queensland’… Continue reading Queensland cruelty report on retired racehorses published
Who's butchering Florida's horses?
MARCH AGAINST HORSE SLAUGHTER — Three killings and butcherings in late 2019, and the array of alarming incidents that followed thereafter, have rocked the equestrian community in Central Florida. No culprits have been caught. It continues unabated. Horses are still being preyed upon. Evidence shows that horses are being butchered while still alive as there… Continue reading Who's butchering Florida's horses?
Top 10 countries ranked by horses slaughtered and horse meat production – 2018
By JANE ALLIN MARCH AGAINST HORSE SLAUGHTER — Recall from the Introduction article in this series that the FAO stats are not always based on original datasets for countries included in their assessments. Missing values are a common problem for international datasets, stemming form countries’ non-responses to the data requests dispatched on a regular basis… Continue reading Top 10 countries ranked by horses slaughtered and horse meat production – 2018
Ban toxic horse meat
MARCH AGAINST HORSE SLAUGHTER — All sorts of sources are being suggested in connection with the current virus scare. Did you see this? PETA is being mocked and ridiculed by social media users after implying that eating meat may cause coronavirus. The aggressive animal rights organization made the shocking suggestion on Twitter last week, writing: 'Carnivorous is… Continue reading Ban toxic horse meat
Horse slaughter and horse meat production — A global perspective
Horse slaughter and horse meat production worldwide — Introduction
By JANE ALLIN MARCH AGAINST HORSE SLAUGHTER — According to the most recent data(2018) from the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO),horse meat production spans the globe and is a multi-million-dollar business interms of imports and exports across borders. The data taken from the FAO statistical database, in general, have been suppliedby… Continue reading Horse slaughter and horse meat production worldwide — Introduction