Minister must rule out link between burger contamination and horse slaughter

Butcher Clinton Roberts who has been involved in the industry as an independent butcher for more than 40 years holds a platter of beef burgers with a note saying 100% beef. Hold your horses ... not quite. Google image.

Cross-posted from The Galway Independent BY HILARY MARTYN Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Food, Éamon Ó Cuív TD, has called on the Minister for Agriculture to immediately rule out any link between the illegal slaughtering of horses and the contamination of beef products with horse DNA. Citing a Sunday Times investigation from May 2012, which he… Continue reading Minister must rule out link between burger contamination and horse slaughter

Florida bill crucial to stopping illicit trade in horse meat

This is a terrific article. Kudos to "Kudo" Couto. He is a true hero for these destroyed horses. It looks to us in that last picture that the horse on the right has a BLM type tag around his (or her) neck. Oh no, it is plain halter. ----- By NEIL CLARKSON Cross-posted from Horsetalk… Continue reading Florida bill crucial to stopping illicit trade in horse meat