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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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Video: Understanding the Forces Behind Horse Slaughter

John Holland ~ president of Equine Welfare Alliance as presented at the 2013 American Equine Summit “Understanding the Forces Behind Horse Slaughter” We will be featuring key presentations, everyday during this upcoming week.  The information contained within each is invaluable in fighting the horse-eaters and their propaganda.  Direct […]

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Slaughterhorse-Five

Source: By Joey Peters of the Santa Fe Reporter The inner workings of NM’s proposed equine slaughterhouse Please call the Secretary of Agriculture‘s office, today, and politely request that this atrocity does not take place ~ (202) 720-3631” ~ R.T. Ever since late 2011, when Valley Meat Company […]

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Front Range Equine Rescue Discovers Would-Be Horse Slaughter Plant Has Been Violating Federal Clean Water Act for Years

Press Release from Front Range Equine Rescue Horse Protection Group Will Sue New Mexico Horse Slaughterhouse For Failure to Protect New Mexico Water Supply (April 30, 2013)— Front Range Equine Rescue (“FRER”) notified Valley Meat Company of Roswell, New Mexico (“Valley Meat”) and the federal Environmental Protection Agency […]

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Front Range Equine Rescue Discovers Would-Be Horse Slaughterer Falsified Federal Application, Has Committed Multiple Felonies

Source: Front Range Equine Rescue press release Group Urges the United States Department of Agriculture to Deny Valley Meat’s Application Based on Decades of Lawbreaking (April 22, 2013)— Front Range Equine Rescue (“FRER”) notified the United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) that the owner of Valley Meat Company, […]

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The BIG DEAL about Horse Meat

Source: Letter to Editor of The Berkshire Eagle from Barbara Kellogg “horses are administered not only antibiotics, but a pharmacy of drugs banned from the food chain…” Monday April 22, 2013 The April 5 op-ed by Peter Albertson, “Why the fuss about horse meat?” missed the key reasons […]

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EWA & WHFF Investigation: FSIS FOIA on New Mexico Permit Request

Released by the Equine Welfare Alliance and Wild Horse Freedom Federation Investigation Team Release Date: April 16, 2013 Report Date(s): 2012 – 2013 Type: FOIA Objective | Content: NM Permit Processing with FSIS ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Summary: This FOIA contains information relating to the request for communications on the permit […]

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