From Wyoming to Missouri “Horse Slaughter Sue” continues to fail

Sue Wallis. Source image.

Donald Bradley reporting for the Kansas City Star writes a comprehensive article that follows the trail of Sue Wallis, the Wyoming State Representative actively working to return horse slaughter to US soil. Bradley tells of Wallis' relentless pursuit starting in her home state of Wyoming and winding up where she is now, in the State… Continue reading From Wyoming to Missouri “Horse Slaughter Sue” continues to fail

Rockville Mo horse slaughter plant another misfire for Sue Wallis

Horse Meat Diagram

CHICAGO, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Equine Welfare Alliance (EWA) - Despite dozens of articles about the imminent opening of a horse slaughter plant in Rockville, Missouri, EWA has learned that the plant is not opening anytime in the foreseeable future. The announcement by Sue Wallis that the plant was undergoing renovation and… Continue reading Rockville Mo horse slaughter plant another misfire for Sue Wallis

Horse slaughter plant planned for Rockville, Missouri

Horses tagged by the USDA for slaughter for human consumption.

Sue Wallis' United Equine, LLC has filed an application with the the Food Safety and Inspection Service to slaughter horses at a former cattle slaughter facility located in Rockville, Bates County, Missouri. Unified Equine are reportedly raising the funding necessary to convert the plant into a horse slaughtering operation through private investors with plans to… Continue reading Horse slaughter plant planned for Rockville, Missouri

Wallis hints her plans for horse slaughter plant in Missouri are apace

Horse Meat Diagram

Cross-posted from Riverfront Times Blog by PAUL FRISWOLD Sue Wallis, the CEO of Unified Equine, resurfaced in the media recently to hint that her plans for a horse slaughter plant in Missouri continue apace. Wallis claims that the company has designs on a shuttered cattle processing plant in "western Missouri," with the exact location being… Continue reading Wallis hints her plans for horse slaughter plant in Missouri are apace

Unified Equine may have met its Waterloo in Missouri horse slaughter battle

Horse walks death row to slaughter. Humane Farm Association photograph.

In a letter to Unified Equine's attorney of record, Cynthia MacPherson Esq, who has been leading the battle to make sure horse slaughter does not return to US soil in Missouri, challenges the way Unified Equine, led by Sue Wallis, has solicited investors. Also from the contents of this letter, it appears MacPherson has uncovered… Continue reading Unified Equine may have met its Waterloo in Missouri horse slaughter battle

Missouri horse slaughter plant meeting closed to media

Horse Slaughter Poster by Vivian Grant Farrell

MIKE PENPRASE reporting for News-Leader writes: The owner of a Mountain Grove livestock auction where proponents of a horse slaughter operation plan to hold a meeting Monday [March 12th] said he doesn’t want news media on his property. “I’ve been lambasted by the people who don’t want to see it,” Wright County Livestock Auction owner… Continue reading Missouri horse slaughter plant meeting closed to media

Horse slaughter promoter alleges death threats to YMCA Director

Horses tagged by the USDA for slaughter for human consumption.

EQUINE WELFARE ALLIANCE PRESS RELEASE March 10, 2012 – Mountain Grove, MO (EWA) – A bizarre chain of events has followed the contentious meeting of the Mountain Grove City Council on March 6th concerning the Unified Equine proposal to build a horse slaughter plant near the town. Unified Equine CEO Sue Wallis claimed that the… Continue reading Horse slaughter promoter alleges death threats to YMCA Director

Return of horse slaughter to US soil planned for the Ozarks

Horse Slaughter Poster by Vivian Grant Farrell

Cross-posted from KY3.com Written by LINDA RUSSELL KY3 News MOUNTAIN GROVE, Mo. -- (Feb. 24, 2012) A company called Unified Equine wants the Ozarks to be home to its first processing plant for horse meat for human consumption. The proposed plant would be just east of Mountain Grove near the Wright-Texas County line in the… Continue reading Return of horse slaughter to US soil planned for the Ozarks

Horse slaughter provisions removed from Missouri Ag bill

Cross-posted from the News-Leader Written by CHAD LIVENGOOD | Springfield, Missouri Jefferson City -- Lawmakers have removed Rep. Jim Viebrock's provisions to allow horse slaughtering for human consumption from an agriculture bill. The overall legislation's fate, which remains in doubt, partially hinged on removing language that could have made horse slaughter possible in Missouri again,… Continue reading Horse slaughter provisions removed from Missouri Ag bill

Buried Missouri bill a nightmare and not just for horses

Written by LAURA ALLEN --- REP. JAMES VIEBROCK BURIED HIS PRO-HORSE SLAUGHTER BILL in S.B. 795 which means there is unlikely to be a public hearing on the bill in the Senate. He now does not have to answer to the public for his bill promoting horse slaughter. S.B. 795 is also anti-rescue, repealing the… Continue reading Buried Missouri bill a nightmare and not just for horses