CHDC releases fourth investigation into inhumane horse slaughter practices in Canada

The Canadian Horse Defence Coalition (CHDC) presents a fourth investigation documenting inhumane horse slaughter at a Quebec slaughterhouse and provides compelling evidence that the much touted Equine Identification Document (EID) program put forward by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) invites fraud. Despite past reassurances from the CFIA and industry that horse slaughter plant conditions… Continue reading CHDC releases fourth investigation into inhumane horse slaughter practices in Canada

Contaminated horse meat a health risk

Cross-posted from HarnessLink.com A peer reviewed scientific study tracing race horses sent to slaughter for human consumption has found that 100% of the horses in the study group had been administered phenylbutazone, a banned carcinogen that can also fatally damage the bone marrow of humans. The findings appear to validate the European Union's recent tightening… Continue reading Contaminated horse meat a health risk