Senate Appropriations Cmte votes to continue defunding of horse meat inspections

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 20, 2017) — The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee voted in favor of an amendment to bar any horse slaughter plants from opening again on U.S. soil. Sens. Tom Udall, D-N.M., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., led the bipartisan effort, with fellow committee members Sens. Christopher Coons, D-Del., Susan Collins, R-Maine, Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.,… Continue reading Senate Appropriations Cmte votes to continue defunding of horse meat inspections

Family gives up on horse slaughter plant in New Mexico

Horse on his way to slaughter. Google image.

UPDATED 5:10 PM MILAN SIMONICH reporting for the Las Cruces Sun-News writes: SANTA FE — Entrepreneurs who wanted to slaughter horses and sell the meat in Europe suspended their plan Tuesday, complaining that the federal government stalled them into submission. Valley Meat Co., a family business near Roswell, gave up after four months of seeking… Continue reading Family gives up on horse slaughter plant in New Mexico