March Against Horse Slaughter 2020 ends tomorrow March 31. When we planned our March campaign against horse slaughter, we did not know that the nation and the world would be in crisis. We know it has been a scary and distracting time for so many and your thoughts and concerns have been elsewhere. Thank you… Continue reading March against horse slaughter 2020 finale
By JANE ALLIN MARCH AGAINST HORSE SLAUGHTER Horse Slaughter Plants — Canada Three slaughterhouses are federally licensed to slaughter horses in Canada: (1) Viande Richelieu Inc. in Massueville, Que.; Reg No 076; https://www.vianderichelieu.com/ (2) Les Viandes de la Petite-Nation in St-Andre- Avellin, Que.; [517 Rang Sainte Julie E, Saint-André-Avellin, QC J0V 1W0]; Reg No 505; (no… Continue reading Canada’s horse slaughter plants and US ports of entry
By Jane Allin MARCH AGAINST HORSE SLAUGHTER — Recall from the previous articles in this series, that the FAO stats are not always based on original datasets for countries included in their assessments. The FAO Statistics Division addressed this by developing innovative methods to improve data reliability and consistency across statistical domains. As a result,… Continue reading Top 10 importers and exporters of horse meat worldwide
By JANE ALLIN MARCH AGAINST HORSE SLAUGHTER — According to the most recent data(2018) from the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO),horse meat production spans the globe and is a multi-million-dollar business interms of imports and exports across borders. The data taken from the FAO statistical database, in general, have been suppliedby… Continue reading Horse slaughter and horse meat production worldwide — Introduction
Hello there. Did you think we had forgotten about March Against Horse Slaughter? We haven't. We've just been incredibly busy. Some of us are just plain worn out and need re-energizing for the "big push". Stay with us. We have a lot coming up including a brand new, international citizens' action campaign aimed at ending… Continue reading March Against Horse Slaughter 2020
MARCH AGAINST HORSE SLAUGHTER — No horses have been legally slaughtered for human consumption in the US since 2007, when the last operating horse slaughterhouse in Illinois was closed down. In 2017, kill buyers are still making a killing. Numbers vary, but the general consensus is that approximately 130,000 US horses are slaughtered annually across its… Continue reading Kill buyers still making a killing selling horses for their meat
MARCH AGAINST HORSE SLAUGHTER — Why does horse slaughter exist? Horse slaughter exists because of the demand for horsemeat. It is important that we understand this fact — horse slaughter is driven by the consumer. Eliminate the consumption of horse meat and you eliminate horse slaughter. The fact that horse slaughter is consumer driven is… Continue reading Why does horse slaughter exist and what are we doing about it?