USDA warns Pennsylvania restaurant that serving horse meat violates federal law

PITTSBURG, Pa. — We have been following the story of the Pittsburgh area restaurant serving steak tartare made with horse meat. Because it was making national headlines we figured you have been following it too. We write about it now that the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has stepped in. It is interesting how FSIS… Continue reading USDA warns Pennsylvania restaurant that serving horse meat violates federal law

Horses are still being shipped live from Canada to Japan to make specialty sashimi

CANADA (Horse Slaughter) — The Dodo reports that horses are still being shipped live from Canada to Japan to make specialty sashimi. Almost every week — from Edmonton and Calgary airports in Alberta and the Winnipeg airport in Manitoba — unwanted horses are packed into crates and flown across the ocean. They land in Japan, one… Continue reading Horses are still being shipped live from Canada to Japan to make specialty sashimi

25 people arrested as horse meat scandal rears its ugly head again in Europe

HORSE MEAT (Spain) — Convicted food fraudster Jan Fasen was arrested for masterminding a new illegal horse meat distribution network, writes John Robbins for the International Business Times. Here's more from the same article. A Dutchman at the centre of the 2013 European horse meat scandal has been arrested in Spain accused of masterminding another illegal… Continue reading 25 people arrested as horse meat scandal rears its ugly head again in Europe

March against horse slaughter continues at the State level

MARCH AGAINST HORSE SLAUGHTER — March 28 was Governor's Day on Twitter. Keep tweeting. Not on Twitter? Or want to give your Governor's campaign on Twitter an extra kick? WRITE ON Contact your Governor's Office via its website contact form and let your Governor know you are strongly opposed to horse slaughter and do not want… Continue reading March against horse slaughter continues at the State level