Tag: United States Department of Agriculture

House Appropriations Committee Votes to Eliminate Funds for Inspection of U.S. Horse Slaughter Facilities

Source: ASPCA.org Approved amendment would protect horses from cruel practice in the U.S. NEW YORK—The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) commends the members of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee for approving an amendment to its fiscal year 2014 Agriculture Appropriations bill that […]

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NM Horse Slaughter Wanna-Be Accuses USDA of IRS Tactics

Sources: Multiple Slaughter Plant Owner Continues to Point Accusatory Finger at Everyone other than Himself ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.  — A southeastern New Mexico company’s plans to convert a cattle plant into a horse slaughterhouse has hit another roadblock, this time over an environmental dispute that the company’s attorney blames […]

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NM Wild Horses at Risk for Slaughter

Source: Amanda Goodman  of KRQE.com “When you have a horse slaughter facility come to your area horse theft goes right up,” PLACITAS, N.M. (KRQE) – Horse advocates fear New Mexico‘s wild horses could end up in New Mexico’s new horse slaughterhouse. The Valley Meat Company near Roswell passed […]

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Audio: NM Horse Slaughter Plant Faces More Hurdles

Source: Public News Service.org Legal action against a prospective horse slaughterhouse in Roswell NM alleges that its waste violates the Clean Water Act. ROSWELL, N.M. – New Mexico’s Valley Meat Co. has another obstacle in its path to becoming a horse slaughterhouse. A Larkspur, Colo., group, Front Range […]

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NM Governor Still Opposed to Horse Slaughterhouse

Source: By Rob Nikolewski  at Watchdog.org “I think horses are a part of our culture,…” ALBUQUERQUE — Even though it’s looking as if the U.S. Department of Agriculture will approve a horse slaughterhouse in southern New Mexico, Gov. Susana Martinez told reporters Wednesday she’s still against it. “I think horses […]

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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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