Horse meat: A delicacy to die for?

CANADIAN HORSE DEFENCE COALITION PRESS RELEASE Orangeville, Ontario (Aug. 22, 2012) -- On July 9, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration sent a warning letter to an Ohio feedlot operator who sells horses for slaughter. The man was duly reprimanded for selling a drug-tainted thoroughbred horse to a Canadian slaughterhouse. Evidently, the Canadian Food… Continue reading Horse meat: A delicacy to die for?

Follow the cash, follow the blood: horse racing in Canada

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Guest Post by CYNTHIA D'ERRICO Author of "Ground Manners. A Novel." “From what I see here, the regulations on those bloody machines are curbing revenues—and turning Blue Bonnets into a huge tavern . . . with state-controlled gambling . . . It could bring the industry to its knees. . . Where’s the cash going?...Follow… Continue reading Follow the cash, follow the blood: horse racing in Canada

Preliminary hearing reset in Kelsey Lefever horse slaughter fraud case

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Public Opinion reports: Harrisburg, PA -- A hearing has been moved to Feb. 21 for a Chester County woman who allegedly took a retired thoroughbred from Chambersburg and sold it to be slaughtered in Canada for human consumption. Kelsey Elva Lefever was scheduled to have a preliminary hearing Feb. 6. The date has been moved… Continue reading Preliminary hearing reset in Kelsey Lefever horse slaughter fraud case