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.
Note: Image not filed with the following Press Release. US DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION PRESS RELEASE U.S. Department of Transportation Orders Terri’s Farm to Shut Down FMCSA finds company reincarnation of out-of-service truck company (Aug. 31, 2012) -- WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered Tennessee-based truck company… Continue reading Terri’s Farm, hauling after Three Angels shut down, now shut down
World Horse Welfare is bringing together a group of distinguished scientific experts in a bid to develop recommendations that will help address key welfare concerns currently facing horses being transported long distances across Europe to slaughter. The leading international horse charity has arranged the meeting of experts in London on Wednesday 15 June 2011, during… Continue reading Charity spearheads expert meeting on transport to slaughter welfare issues (UK)
DocuTicker reports the following excerpt from the APHIS report on the Horse Protection Program and the Slaughter Horse Transport Program Our review of the slaughter horse transport program found that APHIS needs to improve its controls for ensuring that horses being shipped to foreign plants for slaughter are treated humanely. At present, APHIS does not… Continue reading USDA audit says horse transport violation penalties meaningless
World Horse Welfare has handed its petition to the European Commission calling for the end of the long-distance transportation of horses to slaughter. More than 130,000 people in Britain and the Continent supported the Make A Noise petition, which was handed in to the EU in Brussels on 30 September. Currently, 100,000 horses are transported… Continue reading Slaughter horse petition handed to EU Commission