Tag: United States Department of Agriculture

Valley Meat USDA Walk-Through, Only

Source: PublicNewsService.org ~Renee Blake, “It doesn’t at all mean that there’s an approval of horse slaughter.” ROSWELL, N.M. – Agents of the U.S. Department of Agriculture conducted a walk-through of Valley Meat Co. on Tuesday, days after the Humane Society of the United States and Front Range Equine […]

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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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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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WY Horse Slaughter Article Missed the Point

Source: Wyoming‘s Star Tribune “Horse slaughter is horribly abusive and cannot be made humane for horses” Editor: I was very disappointed by your recent article about prospective horse slaughter plants opening in Wyoming (“Prospective Wyoming horse slaughterhouse investors watch national scene,” March 31). This article failed to address […]

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