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Horse Slaughter Opponents Sue USDA Over Permits

posted on July 3, 2013 at 3:09 PM

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A coalition of animal protection groups is asking a federal court in northern California to block the revival of domestic horse slaughter at commercial processing plants. A lawsuit filed Monday by the Humane Society... Full Story

Inspectors Clean New Mexico Horse Slaughterhouse

posted on April 26, 2013 at 2:20 PM

Valley Meat Co. has become ground zero for an emotional, national debate over a return to domestic horse slaughter. Full Story

California Slaughterhouse Gets USDA Approval to Reopen

posted on August 31, 2012 at 11:10 AM

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- A slaughterhouse at the center of a food safety and cruelty investigation resumed operations Monday after federal officials approved its plan to improve treatment of animals. However, the investigation was ongoing to... Full Story

NM Governor Asks Feds to Stop Horse Slaughterhouse

posted on April 13, 2012 at 3:27 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is asking federal officials not to allow a southeastern New Mexico company to open the nation's first slaughterhouse for horses since 2007. Martinez said Friday she plans to send a letter... Full Story

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