NM and Iowa killboxes will be empty of horses this Monday

By ASSOCIATED PRESS A federal judge on Friday temporarily halted plans by companies in New Mexico and Iowa to start slaughtering horses next week. U.S. District Judge Christina Armijo issued a restraining order in a lawsuit brought by The Humane Society of the United States and other groups in a case that has sparked an… Continue reading NM and Iowa killboxes will be empty of horses this Monday

Attorney General intervenes in lawsuit to stop horse slaughter plant opening

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

New Mexico meat company sues feds claiming inaction and delays in horse slaughter plant opening

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Associated Press Report WRITTEN BY JERI CLAUSING ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - A New Mexico meat company that wants to resume domestic horse slaughter for food is suing the federal government, alleging inaction on its application was driven by emotional political debates and has cost it hundreds of thousands of dollars. Valley Meat Co. is seeking to… Continue reading New Mexico meat company sues feds claiming inaction and delays in horse slaughter plant opening