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Congress Blocks Slaughtering Horses For Meat In U.S.

Congress Blocks Slaughtering Horses For Meat In U.S.

| January 17, 2014 | 4 Comments

The omnibus spending bill approved by the Senate on Thursday night contains language banning funding for USDA inspections of slaughterhouses for horses. That effectively stops plans to restart the slaughter of horses in the U.S. to export meat abroad.

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Pets Or Livestock? A Moral Divide Over Horse Slaughter

Pets Or Livestock? A Moral Divide Over Horse Slaughter

| September 11, 2013 | 9 Comments

Horse slaughter is banned in the U.S., but thousands of American horses are shipped to Canada and Mexico for slaughter every year. Investors argue restarting the practice in the U.S. would be better for business and offer a more humane end for horses who are neglected under the current model.

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Food Fraud Database Lets Us All Play Detective

Food Fraud Database Lets Us All Play Detective

| March 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Spices colored with carcinogens? Milk that “never saw a cow?” A free global database opens the door on the many ways that people adulterate or fake food.

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China’s Horses May End Up In Russia’s Kabobs

China’s Horses May End Up In Russia’s Kabobs

| February 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

The horse meat scandal might be playing out in Europe, but China is the biggest producer in the global market for horseflesh, a new infographic reveals.

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Horse Meat Found In Ikea’s Meatballs

Horse Meat Found In Ikea’s Meatballs

| February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Swedish furniture giant has become the latest retailer swept up in Europe’s widening horse meat scandal. The affected meatballs have been pulled from stores in more than a dozen countries.

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