MACLEANS CANADA reports: The Canadian Horse Defence Coalition is waging a court battle to end Canada’s role as an exporter of live horses and frozen horsemeat for human consumption By Adrienne Tanner | March 30, 2020 Shannon Mann sat in the woods, well supplied with food, toilet paper and her video camera, waiting for the trucks… Continue reading Canada is a go-to source of horsemeat. These activists are trying to change that.
PRESS RELEASE TORONTO, July 22, 2019 /CNW/ - When asked about the continuation of this practice, 69% said they would like to stop the slaughtering of horses in Canada for human consumption. Only 17% said they'd like to see it continue, while 14% were unsure. "Over the last fifteen years, the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition… Continue reading Majority of Canadians oppose horse slaughter according to new Nanos Poll
CANADIAN HORSE DEFENCE COALITION PRESS RELEASE Port Coquitlam, B.C. (Nov. 7, 2012) -- "Stop Slaughtering Us" is the slogan on a billboard that has appeared in both Ottawa and Calgary earlier this year. Now the billboard's message is attracting the attention of motorists and passersby in Port Coquitlam, B.C., on busy Lougheed Highway. The Canadian… Continue reading Stop Slaughtering Us billboard for horses hits B.C.
CANADIAN HORSE DEFENCE COALITION NEWS RELEASE CFIA Fails Again at Enforcing Regulations for Live Horse Exports to Japan CALGARY AB CANADA (Oct. 18, 2012) -- Footage taken of Alberta horses being shipped live to Japan for slaughter shows that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is violating their own standards set forth in the Health… Continue reading CFIA fails own standards regarding live horse exports
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?
Canadian Horse Defence Coalition Press Release ORANGEVILLE, Ontario -- On May 31, 2012, the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition (CHDC) released its report “CFIA and the Art of Evasion” in response to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s deflection tactics to questions concerning the welfare of horses in Canada’s horse slaughter plants, as well as the safety… Continue reading An end to Canada’s horse slaughter industry in sight?
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
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
Short Link for this post http://wp.me/p6VVi-2su Source: Canadian Horse Defence Coalition Press Release A Sweeping Undercover Investigation of Canada's Leading Equine Slaughterhouses Horse Welfare Group calls for immediate closure of Canada’s horse slaughter plants Westbank, B.C., March 30, 2010: In late February 2010, the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition (CHDC) received hidden camera footage of horse… Continue reading Investigation into Canadian slaughterhouses reveals carnage of cruelties
REGINA , April 7 /CNW/ - With the news that the Natural Meat Company (formerly Natural Valley Farms) in Neudorf, Saskatchewan has been shut down by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) for food safety concerns, the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition (CHDC) is calling for a complete audit of Canada 's remaining horse slaughter operations… Continue reading CHDC calls for audit of horse slaughter operations (CAN)