Jane Goodall and Alec Baldwin discuss importance of Plant-Based Diet

ONE GREEN PLANET by Natasha Brooks This year’s Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco got pretty heated (no pun intended). Between California Governor Jerry Brown calling President Donald Trump a “liar, criminal, fool” and protestors rallying outside against fossil fuel extraction, despite the governor signing into law the state’s commitment to 100 percent clean energy by 2045 this week, the event was… Continue reading Jane Goodall and Alec Baldwin discuss importance of Plant-Based Diet

The health values of a plant based diet

I don't think we have ever posted specifically on Tuesday's Horse why people should engage in a vegan diet. We clearly state we operate on vegan principles — or aspire to — and publish delectable recipes to encourage people to give it a try. I used plant based diet in the title of this post… Continue reading The health values of a plant based diet

OpEd: The King amendment and destruction of animal protections

UPDATE -- THE FARM BILL HAS BEEN DEFEATED! The House voted 195-234, with 62 Republicans joining 172 Democrats, to defeat the bill. The vote was regarded as a surprise, and represented an embarrassment to the House GOP leadership team. President Barack Obama had threatened to veto the House legislation had it somehow eventually reached his… Continue reading OpEd: The King amendment and destruction of animal protections

Chemically tainted horse meat unfit for human consumption

NM Attorney General: Meat's pedigree would have to be proven before slaughter KOAT, Channel 7, Albuquerque, New Mexico reports: ROSWELL, N.M. —The attorney general’s office said there is another hurdle that could stand in the way of horse slaughter plans in Roswell. Horse meat, fitting the legal definition of an adulterated food product, may not… Continue reading Chemically tainted horse meat unfit for human consumption

Hungarian horse meat labelled as beef

Cross-posted from Farming UK Lancashire County Council has identified traces of horse meat imported from Hungary that was labelled as beef, the Food Standards Agency has confirmed. The meat was imported by Hungarian Food Ltd in Preston. Investigations showed that 40kg were sold through Hungarian Food Ltd's own market stall in Preston, and through a… Continue reading Hungarian horse meat labelled as beef

Washington lawmakers will try to ban the slaughter of US horses

Beauty was a ‘throwaway’, a horse nobody seemed to want, slaughter bound in a feedlot. 'Well, I wanted her!' says the lady who rescued her.

A new bill called The Safeguard American Food Exports (SAFE) Act in the US House will not only ban the slaughter of horses for human consumption in the United States but also prohibit the live export of horses for the same purpose. Washington lawmakers Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA), Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-PA) and Rep. Jan… Continue reading Washington lawmakers will try to ban the slaughter of US horses

Horse meat found in Ikea’s Swedish meatballs

Cross-posted from Detroit Free Press Reported by Kim Hjelmgaard for USA Today LONDON — It's been about a month since a factory in Ireland let the pony out of the stable and admitted to finding traces of equine DNA in beef patties it made for export to the United Kingdom. Since then, dinner tables across… Continue reading Horse meat found in Ikea’s Swedish meatballs

And now it’s donkey burgers?

The equine meat scandal across the UK and EU now includes donkeys; what about the bute? Cross-posted from the Daily Mirror by JASON BEATTIE and DAVID COLLINS The horse meat scandal deepened today amid claims some food sold in supermarkets may have contained DONKEY. A law banning horse-drawn vehicles from Romanian roads could have to… Continue reading And now it’s donkey burgers?

Police called in to investigate ‘criminal’ horsemeat scandal

by JAMES MEIKLE, FELICITY LAWRENCE and PATRICK WINTOUR Cross-posted from The Guardian Scotland Yard has been asked by the food standards watchdog to investigate if there is a criminal element to the horsemeat scandal – as the food industry prepares to test every processed beef product line following evidence adulteration has spread from burgers to… Continue reading Police called in to investigate ‘criminal’ horsemeat scandal

Happy horse meat? I think not.

by VIVIAN GRANT Happy Meat I was shocked when I learned Peta gave an award to Temple Grandin for anything, let alone for making animal death factories more "compassionate." Major animal rights groups have become little more than consultants to animal agriculture, advocating that so long as animal suffering is lessened before they are brutally… Continue reading Happy horse meat? I think not.