Georgia on our minds

Greetings and welcome! This is just for you Georgians. However, if you don't live in Georgia, you don't need to wait until we call your State to take part. Please scroll down to the Take Action section. Georgians, the horses need more cosponsors from your State than just one, and possibly two. GEORGIA COSPONSORS Here's… Continue reading Georgia on our minds

Horse Slaughter in the News: Sept 29, 2015

Horse meat cuts painted on a live, grazing horse.

The HORSE AND HOUND report: Up to 50,000 horses ‘disappeared’ during horsemeat scandal An estimated 50,000 horses “disappeared” from across Europe during the 2013 horsemeat scandal, according to a leading professor. Professor Chris Elliott was appointed by the UK government to investigate the horsemeat scandal and food fraud. His report — the Elliott Review into… Continue reading Horse Slaughter in the News: Sept 29, 2015

Help get horse pee ads off the air and out of magazines

Ridiculous. Menopause is not a disease. It is a natural change in hormones that takes place when women begin to move past their childbearing years. Hot flashes may occur and make you uncomfortable during that time. Last I heard hot flashes caused by menopause most likely will never kill you. Last class action lawsuit I… Continue reading Help get horse pee ads off the air and out of magazines

Court awards over $13M in drug lawsuit launched by Sechelt woman

Cross-posted from The Coast Reporter » By CHRISTINE WOOD CANADA — The class action lawsuit launched by a Sechelt woman against Wyeth Canada Inc. for selling hormone replacement therapy drugs linked to breast cancer is now settled and a $13.65 million payment has been awarded by the B.C. Supreme Court. A large portion of that… Continue reading Court awards over $13M in drug lawsuit launched by Sechelt woman

Pushing Premarin: Big Pharma, Big Bucks — Part 2

by JANE ALLIN Safety: Big Pharma, Bad Medicine Despite Pfizer’s aggressive marketing strategies, the sad fact is that these drugs derived from horse urine are the same drugs they always were – the drugs that took the lives of thousands of unsuspecting women and continue to exploit and abuse the PMU mares and their foals.… Continue reading Pushing Premarin: Big Pharma, Big Bucks — Part 2

M Wells Dinette scandal and dangers of horse meat

Horse Meat on the Hook. Photo Credit: Don Ryan / AP.

JAMES McWILLIAMS filed a report for Slate.com entitled "Trojan Horse Meat" which reads in part: At Brooklyn’s Great GoogaMooga food festival last May, Hugue Dufour, the noted chef who’d co-founded the acclaimed M. Wells Diner, sold 5,000 grilled-cheese sandwiches that created quite a buzz among New York foodies. That’s because Dufour’s creation was stuffed with… Continue reading M Wells Dinette scandal and dangers of horse meat

Toxic Irish horse meat sold on the black market in Europe

Package of horse meat, Switzerland, likely full of yummy cancerous toxins.

Many horse lovers say, let people hellbent on eating horse meat suffer the consequences. This what they typically refer to. Horses are not traditional food animals. Except in very rare cases horses are not raised for slaughter for human consumption. Therefore horse meat contains toxic residues from drugs widely given to horses throughout their lives.… Continue reading Toxic Irish horse meat sold on the black market in Europe

Premarin and Prempro: The consequences of deception – A litany of litigation

Pfizer- Wyeth Marriage Made in Heaven Cartoon. Martha Rosenberg. Click to Enlarge.

Written by JANE ALLIN In early July of 2002 the alarming news of the National Institutes of Health Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) study sent shock waves through the medical and scientific communities. Wyeth’s hormone combination replacement therapies (e.g. Prempro®), long believed to provide cardiovascular benefits to the millions of menopausal women who took them, now… Continue reading Premarin and Prempro: The consequences of deception – A litany of litigation

Pregnant Mares and HRT – The Bad News Keeps on Coming

Written by JANE ALLIN Chief Research Analyst Conventional HRT such as Premarin® and Prempro® is manufactured from conjugated equine estrogens (CEEs) extracted from pregnant mare’s urine. To produce these drugs, the pregnant mares are confined for 6 months connected to a urine collection device which chaffs their flanks and can induce inflammation and severe infections.… Continue reading Pregnant Mares and HRT – The Bad News Keeps on Coming