THE ASSOCIATED PRESS reports: SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri judge has ordered the Department of Natural Resources to delay issuing a wastewater permit for a proposed horse slaughter facility until he gets a chance to hear a lawsuit alleging runoff from the plant could contaminate water and soil. Rains Natural Meats wants to build… Continue reading Judge blocks permit for Missouri horse slaughter plant
FRONT RANGE EQUINE RESCUE PRESS RELEASE (ALBUQUERQUE) July 22, 2013 -- Attorney General Gary King has filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit to stop a plant in Roswell from slaughtering horses for meat because federal authorities have not yet undertaken the required environmental review. The AG's motion, filed late last Friday, joins Front… Continue reading Attorney General intervenes in lawsuit to stop horse slaughter plant opening
CROSS-POSTED from SALON.com Written by DAVID SIROTA (Aug. 4, 2012) -- To understand how utterly broken our society is, how hostile to sacrifice we are and how willfully ignorant we have become, you need only look at the historic drought hammering the heartland — and how our elected officials are responding to that cataclysm. As… Continue reading Meatless Monday. Where’s the beef?
Guest post by Amber O'Donnell Today, many people are realizing that what they eat not only has an impact on their bodies, but it can also have an impact on the environment. From eliminating fast food to shopping at farmer's markets, many people are beginning to make certain lifestyle changes that contribute to a more… Continue reading 5 Reasons You Should Become a Vegan
HSUS PRESS RELEASE (Feb. 3, 2012) -- The Humane Society of the United States cautioned the U.S. Department of Agriculture in a letter that the agency must comply with a 2007 ruling from the D.C. District Court prior to resuming the inspection of horse slaughter facilities—a crucial matter because such inspections could open the way… Continue reading USDA threatened with suit if Court Order not followed before horse slaughter resumes