When Horse Slaughter Comes to Town: Economic Growth, Employment and Community Welfare

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Horse slaughter facilities are economically insignificant for the communities in which they are situated. CONTRARY to what some pro-horse slaughter proponents say, horse slaughter facilities trigger negative economic growth for the communities in which they are situated. This is far-reaching and insidious. The USDA states that profits from horse slaughter are negligible. "It is entirely… Continue reading When Horse Slaughter Comes to Town: Economic Growth, Employment and Community Welfare

States willing to take on Feds to sell horse meat abroad

The original intention of the law suspending funding of USDA inspections at horse slaughter plants was clear: to put an end to horse slaughter on American soil. Notwithstanding this fact, it would behoove the USDA to hold fast to this regulation and resist the urge to find wiggle room around it. Why? How about the… Continue reading States willing to take on Feds to sell horse meat abroad