Inspectors accused of failing to prevent suffering of horses at slaughterhouses

Animal welfare group video shows horses whipped, struck, poked with electrical prods and hung to bleed while showing signs of consciousness, veterinarian says Cross-posted from the Globe and Mail Written by GLORIA GALLOWAY | 9 June 2010 OTTAWA, CANADA - Horses are routinely slaughtered under poorly controlled conditions at Canadian plants and the Canadian Food… Continue reading Inspectors accused of failing to prevent suffering of horses at slaughterhouses

CHDC calls for review of CFIA management of horse slaughter facilities

CFIA Confronted on Breaking Own Rules as Inhumanity and Dangers of Horse Slaughter Industry Probed Source: Press Release OTTAWA, June 7 /CNW/ - The Canadian Horse Defence Coalition (CHDC) today calls for a thorough performance review of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, while questioning their management role in the monitoring and enforcement of equine slaughterhouses.… Continue reading CHDC calls for review of CFIA management of horse slaughter facilities