Court temporarily blocks Missouri horse slaughter plant

FRONT RANGE RESCUE NEWS RELEASE A U.S. District Court judge in New Mexico issued a temporary restraining order to block federal inspections at a Missouri horse slaughter plant, in response to a motion filed by The Humane Society of the United States and Front Range Equine Rescue, along with other horse protection organizations and several… Continue reading Court temporarily blocks Missouri horse slaughter plant

Third horse slaughter business qualifies for USDA inspections

WRITTEN BY DAN FLYNN Cross-posted from Food Safety News A third business has met all the statutory and regulatory requirements to require USDA to provide inspection services when it begins processing horsemeat for human consumption. Department of Justice (DOJ) attorneys representing USDA have informed the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico that… Continue reading Third horse slaughter business qualifies for USDA inspections

Judge blocks permit for Missouri horse slaughter plant

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS reports: SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri judge has ordered the Department of Natural Resources to delay issuing a wastewater permit for a proposed horse slaughter facility until he gets a chance to hear a lawsuit alleging runoff from the plant could contaminate water and soil. Rains Natural Meats wants to build… Continue reading Judge blocks permit for Missouri horse slaughter plant