Star investigation: Ottawa refuses to say whether drug-tainted horse meat entered food chain

As Tuesday's Horse readers will be well aware, we have been preaching this for some time: Canadian racehorses receive banned drugs throughout their lifetimes and are ineligible for slaughter. (See for example, Thousands of racehorses face slaughter: Not so fast Canada). This issue has now become the target of a comprehensive Star Investigation. Here is… Continue reading Star investigation: Ottawa refuses to say whether drug-tainted horse meat entered food chain

Parliamentarian Atamanenko hopes Ottawa billboard will shine light on horse slaughter

Horse Slaughter Billboard, Ottawa, Canada.

Predatory horse meat business must be shut down CANADA (March 14, 2012) – Alex Atamanenko, MP for BC Southern Interior, is applauding the new anti-horse slaughter billboard that has been erected in Ottawa by the US based Angel Acres and supported by the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition. “I am hoping that the billboard’s powerful message… Continue reading Parliamentarian Atamanenko hopes Ottawa billboard will shine light on horse slaughter