Open letter to CFIA re slaughter from Canadian Horse Defence Coalition

TO: Dr. Brian Evans, Chief Food Safety and Veterinary Officer for Canada Dr. Martin Appelt, Manager Meat Programs Dr. Gord Doonan, CFIA Senior Staff Veterinarian Dear Dr. Evans, Dr. Appelt and Dr. Doonan: Regarding recently released video evidence of failed stunning attempts on horses at Les Viandes de la Petite-Nation Inc., the following media quote… Continue reading Open letter to CFIA re slaughter from Canadian Horse Defence Coalition

Neudorf Memorial for slaughtered horses “crashed” (CAN)

Twyla Francois of the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition organized and conducted a memorial tribute for the more than 100,000 horses brutally slaughtered at a Neudorf abbatoir closed by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency this past February. Standing at a chainlink fence outside the Natural Meat Plant, near the final resting place for these tortured and… Continue reading Neudorf Memorial for slaughtered horses “crashed” (CAN)

CHDC calls Ontario Equestrian Federation out on pro slaughter stance (CAN)

ACTION ALERT! By SINIKKA CROSLAND Executive Director, Canadian Horse Defense Coalition The Truth about the Ontario Equestrian Federation In the October 2008 issue of Whoa!, a quarterly publication by the Ontario Equestrian Federation (OEF), an objectionable article was published, supporting the horse slaughter industry in Canada. In this article called “The Truth About Horse Slaughter… Continue reading CHDC calls Ontario Equestrian Federation out on pro slaughter stance (CAN)

CFIA and Horse Welfare Investigations Demanded (CAN)

Canadian Horse Defense Coalition Presses for Investigation Into Animal Welfare Violations at Saskatchewan Horse Slaughter Plant By SINIKKA CROSLAND Canadian Horse Defense Coalition October 20, 2008 Natural Valley Farms in Neudorf, Saskatchewan went into receivership on September 22/08, yet horses continue to be slaughtered at the facility by Velda Group, an international Belgian-based company, as… Continue reading CFIA and Horse Welfare Investigations Demanded (CAN)

Animal Angels Canada investigation of Natural Valley Farms

The death and destruction of the innocent lives of horses is laid out in grisly detail by Animal Angels in this report on their investigation of Natural Valley Farms in Saskatchewan, Canada. It is in pdf format, and can be accessed at this link: AA_report_natural_valley_farms_feb_2008.pdf Please be warned there are numerous graphic images contained therein.… Continue reading Animal Angels Canada investigation of Natural Valley Farms