By Joe Whitworth as published on Food Safety News Three people are facing jail in the Netherlands for their roles in the horse meat scandal of 2013 The Dutch Public Prosecution Service (OM) imposed fines up to €150,000 ($172,000) against three companies and their executives for meat fraud. […]
Source: Equine Advocates If the name, Chevideco sounds familiar to you, it’s because it’s the name of the notorious Belgian company that owned the now defunct horse slaughterhouse, Dallas Crown that operated for nearly three decades in Kaufman,#Texas. It was finally forced to close its doors in 2007. […]
“Sorry, can’t get upset over humans eating the flesh of companion animals and complaining about what sort of chemicals are in it. Horse carcasses from the U.S. are toxic to humans and now Brazil has drugs in meat not intended for human consumption. Just what are the poor European horse eaters to do? (I have an idea, it has something to do with that mysterious place where the sun never shines.)” ~ R.T.
published on News of the Horse “In 2015, 44,730 horses were exported to Canada from the United States for slaughter…” The European Union has issued new guidelines for the Canadian horse slaughter industry that many believe will devastate the industry. Starting March, 2017, all horses must remain in Canada […]
Chicago (EWA) – Equine Welfare Alliance and Wild Horse Freedom Federation today released the second part of a two month investigation into the Mexican horse meat trade following a ban imposed on the meat by the European Union (EU). The ban that became effective January, 15th, was imposed following Food […]
John Holland, President, Equine Welfare Alliance By Horsetalk.co.nz John Holland, the president of the Equine Welfare Alliance, examines possible scenarios following the European Union’s ban affecting horsemeat shipments from Mexico. He predicts short-term instability, but believes the US market could not hope for a better set of […]
Source: France24.com EU on February 15 ordered 2,250 DNA tests on prepared meals Thousands of DNA tests on beef products across the European Union found the meals contained up to 5.0 percent of horsemeat, the European Commission said Tuesday. The EU on February 15 ordered 2,250 DNA tests […]