Colorado horses are being slaughtered abroad for human consumption.

A new bill could shut down the industry. An investigation by animal welfare groups followed horses from auctions to holding facilities to slaughterhouses in Canada and Mexico, where they were exported for human consumption By THE COLORADO SUN, Jennifer Brown reporting » Colorado and other states are sending an estimated 20,000 horses per year to… Continue reading Colorado horses are being slaughtered abroad for human consumption.

Horses are still being exported for slaughter. Will Trudeau take action?

OPINION: GLOBE AND MAIL | 30th January 2023 By Jann Arden and Jessica Scott-Reid Ahead of the most recent federal election, as Justin Trudeau and his Liberal party were racing toward voting day, campaign promises were hitting the news cycle fast and furiously. Banning the export of live horses for slaughter was an easy appeal.… Continue reading Horses are still being exported for slaughter. Will Trudeau take action?

Opinion: Why hasn’t Canada stopped horses from being shipped to slaughter overseas?

It is nearly 2023. So . . . ? Came across this Opinion piece entitled, "Canada needs to stop live exports for overseas slaughter", published by the Daily Hive, dated 16 December 2022. It was written for the Daily Hive by Chantelle Archambault of the Vancouver Humane Society. Ms Archbault tell us: Sunday night on the cold… Continue reading Opinion: Why hasn’t Canada stopped horses from being shipped to slaughter overseas?

European horse meat fraud lives on

Ground horse meat. Source: TheTakeout.com.

Horse meat fraud is highly lucrative, largely because there is an abundant supply of product. It’s no wonder these cases have been showing up around the globe—both in countries that consume horse meat and those that do not. You may remember the horse meat scandal of 2013, which involved the recall of at least 10… Continue reading European horse meat fraud lives on

35 suspects arrested & 80 horses rescued from dismantled criminal horse meat gang in Spain

» WORLD ANIMAL NEWS by Lauren Lewis | 12 Dec 2022 In a major victory, a criminal organization in Spain that was illegally marketing horses for slaughter was recently dismantled by The Spanish Civil Guard (Guardia Civil) and Europol. Eighty horses, that displayed signs of animal abuse and had no veterinary care were also rescued… Continue reading 35 suspects arrested & 80 horses rescued from dismantled criminal horse meat gang in Spain

Europol and Spain lead horse meat fraud investigation

FOOD SAFETY NETWORK (FSN) reports: December 2, 2022 EUROPEAN authorities have uncovered a network that sold potentially dangerous horse meat in at least four countries. The operation was coordinated by Europol and the Spanish Civil Guard (Guardia Civil). A video can be seen here. Operation Yucatán targeted the sale of horse meat unsuitable for consumption. The meat… Continue reading Europol and Spain lead horse meat fraud investigation

Horse slaughter ban hits D.C. speed bump

The SAFE Act stalled in a Congressional committee earlier last week, which means horses are still not safe from entering the slaughter pipeline. Slaughter for human consumption. Why do we continue supplying people with meat from our horses when a reportedly eight out of 10 Americans oppose it? "The reality of horse slaughter is horrific… Continue reading Horse slaughter ban hits D.C. speed bump

Nationwide Wild Horse Freedom Rallies Sept 23 & 24

House Energy & Commerce Committee kills the S.A.F.E Act Nationwide Wild Horse Freedom Rally Calls for Ban on Export of America's Horses, Domestic and Wild, for slaughter across US Borders! Sept. 21, 2022 | EINPresswire.com/ Nationwide rallies have been scheduled months ago to take place across the country on Friday, September 23 and Saturday, September… Continue reading Nationwide Wild Horse Freedom Rallies Sept 23 & 24

Thousands of racehorses are slaughtered for human consumption in Ireland

Including hundreds of foals Updated: 12.30 pm EST VIA IRISH SUN NEWSPAPER » THOROUGHBRED foals produced for the horseracing industry are being slaughtered for human consumption when they are less than one year old, new figures have revealed. They were among more than 3,000 racehorses killed in Irish meat factories since 2020, according to information… Continue reading Thousands of racehorses are slaughtered for human consumption in Ireland

To eat or not to eat horse meat

Butchering of a horse in Catania. Horse meat is ugly.

Horse slaughter is a brutal and terrifying death and exists to supply the human demand for horse meat and make a profit from it, and for no other reason. Should people be eating their meat? Who eats it In an article defending and promoting the human consumption of horse meat, AG Daily recently wrote: “The… Continue reading To eat or not to eat horse meat