Tag: European Union

Happy Birthday, Horsemeat Scandal

Source: By Eve Mitchell as published in foodandwaterwatch.org “…if you’re going to buy heavily processed foods you need to know this stuff –” It’s been a year since we were first told the beef we buy in the EU may actually be horsemeat, but we still don’t really […]

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Horsemeat Scandal Prompts Plan for EU Fraud Crackdown

Source: Reuters – Reporting by Charlie Dunmore; editing by Rex Merrifield New rules would force member states to impose fines equal to the financial gains from proven cases of food fraud BRUSSELS  – The European Commission proposed more unannounced inspections of food companies and tougher fines for labeling […]

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AG: Is Horse Meat a Threat to Health in NM?

Multiple Sources “”I will vigorously pursue all legal remedies available to me if we discover any violations…” (SANTA FE)—Attorney General Gary King today expressed grave concerns over the potential health risks associated with consumption of horse meat processed at the proposed horse slaughtering plant in Roswell. “As Attorney […]

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Obama Moves to Block Horse Slaughter

By STEPHANIE STROM as published in the New York Times Horse-Eaters Duquette and Wallis’ Panties in a Wad The Obama administration has included a proposal in its 2014 budget that would effectively ban the slaughter of horses for human consumption. Technically, the proposal would prevent money from being […]

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