Horse meat is tip of iceberg: Biologists invite Mancunians to DNA meat testing

Horse meat cuts painted on a live, grazing horse.

Cross-posted from Mancunian Matters http://www.MancunianMatters.co.uk A group of DIY biologists are hosting a ‘meet your meat’ workshop in Manchester using DNA tests to help you distinguish your Findus [pre-packaged meal] from your fish fingers. Hosting a one day Mystery Meat workshop today, Manchester’s MadLab are inviting the public to become citizen scientists and conduct DNA… Continue reading Horse meat is tip of iceberg: Biologists invite Mancunians to DNA meat testing

Horse lay minutes from death after being abandoned in ‘field of hell’

Hope lies dying in muddy field, Bolton, Gr. Manchester. Photo: Cavendish Press.

This is what should happen in the United States when people cause grievous bodily harm to horses in their possession. They should never be allowed to own horses again. Instead, in the U.S. abusive owners receive little more than fines, are rarely imprisoned and sometimes even have the horses returned to them. In extreme criminal… Continue reading Horse lay minutes from death after being abandoned in ‘field of hell’