Moran Amendment defunding horse slaughter inspections passes 24-21

Rep. Jim Moran (D-VA) offered an amendment to continue denying funding for the USDA inspections required to market horse meat. The Appropriations bill and the Moran Amendment was voted on by the House Appropriations Committee today, and passed by a margin of 24-21. Initially the Nays called it, but a Roll Call was called and… Continue reading Moran Amendment defunding horse slaughter inspections passes 24-21

Defunding of USDA horse slaughter inspections ripped from Appropriations Bill

UPDATE: Rep. Jim Moran offered an amendment to re-insert the USDA defunding language. The Moran Amendment passed 24-21 following a Roll Call vote. --------- During the 109th Congress, sponsors of the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act (H.R. 503/S. 311) successfully sought enactment of a rider in Appropriations Acts (budget bills) to deny federal funding for… Continue reading Defunding of USDA horse slaughter inspections ripped from Appropriations Bill

“My Little Pony” Chewy Fruit Snacks Found to Contain Horse Meat

At first reading, I thought it being so close to April 1st, it may be a joke. Could this be true? What would Betty Crocker say? Cross-posted from GlossyNews March 22, 2010 MINNEAPOLIS, MN (GlossyNews) – Shock and horror were rampant in the children’s snack market this morning as the word spread that the popular… Continue reading “My Little Pony” Chewy Fruit Snacks Found to Contain Horse Meat