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Horse Slaughterhouse

Time to Retire Horse Slaughter for Good

Matthew Bershadker | Posted 03.23.2014 | Green
Matthew Bershadker

Some foreign companies look at beloved American horses and see only two things: profit and food. They want to turn these majestic animals into frozen meat products for Europe and Asia, with no concerns about the unconscionable cost on life, health, the environment, or the integrity of our culture.

New Mexico Attorney General Sues To Stop Horse Slaughter

AP | SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's top prosecutor filed a lawsuit Thursday in state district court in an attempt to block a planned horse slaught...

To Slaughter, Or Not To Slaughter

AP | By JERI CLAUSING | Posted 10.02.2013 | Green

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday temporarily halted plans by companies in New Mexico and Iowa to start slaughtering horses next we...

Horse Slaughterhouse May Have Been The Target Of Arson

AP | By JERI CLAUSING | Posted 09.29.2013 | Green

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Arsonists set fire to the southeastern New Mexico company that planned to resume domestic horse slaughter next week, the co...

Second U.S. Horse Slaughterhouse Approved

Reuters | Posted 09.01.2013 | Green

By Charles Abbott WASHINGTON, July 2 (Reuters) - The U.S. government approved a horse slaughter plant in Iowa on Tuesday, its second s...

Feds Give Horse Slaughterhouse Green Light

AP | JERI CLAUSING | Posted 08.28.2013 | Green

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Federal officials cleared the way Friday for a return to domestic horse slaughter, granting a southeastern New Mexico compan...

U.S. Horse Slaughterhouse Hitting Roadblocks

AP | JERI CLAUSING | Posted 06.08.2013 | Green

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- A southeastern New Mexico company's plans to convert a cattle plant into a horse slaughterhouse has hit another roadblock, this t...

Horse Slaughterhouse To Open Soon

AP | JERI CLAUSING | Posted 05.02.2013 | Green

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- The southern New Mexico plant that has been fighting for more than a year for permission to slaughter horses will open soon, unle...

Carey Polis

Horse Slaughterhouse Moves Closer To Opening

HuffingtonPost.com | Carey Polis | Posted 03.19.2013 | Green

A proposed horse slaughterhouse in New Mexico is just weeks away from opening, according to A. Blair Dunn, a lawyer for Valley Meat Co. in Roswell. Ri...

Moving in the Wrong Direction for Horses

Ed Sayres | Posted 05.01.2013 | Green
Ed Sayres

What is the USDA doing to stop this terrible problem? Unbelievably, we understand they intend to move forward with processing one of the pending applications before them for a horse slaughter operation here in the U.S.

Horse Slaughterhouse Seeks Approval From USDA

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 03.01.2013 | Business

In recent weeks, consumers in the United States may have been relieved to know the discovery of horse meat in products labeled all-beef was relegated ...

Horse Slaughterhouse Finds Unlikely Supporters: Horse Owners

AP | JERI CLAUSING | Posted 08.02.2012 | Home

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- A group of horse owners and clubs is urging the governor to support a proposed horse slaughterhouse in Roswell, saying the closin...

Proposed Missouri Horse Slaughterhouse Mired In Lawsuits, Fraud Claims

Vickery Eckhoff | Posted 09.17.2012 | Home
Vickery Eckhoff

A Missouri horse slaughterhouse will open by summer's end, its major proponent has declared in dozens of news reports over the last month. Except it won't.

Town Hopes To Have First U.S. Horse Slaughterhouse

Reuters | Posted 09.11.2012 | Home

By Kevin Murphy KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 11 (Reuters) -- A town in Missouri is trying to be the first of several in the United States to ...

U.S. Slaughterhouse Owner Plans To Process Horses For Meat

AP | Posted 04.14.2012 | Home

ROSWELL, N.M. -- The owner of a New Mexico slaughterhouse is defending his plan to become the first plant in the nation since 2007 to handle horses af...

Woman Saves 60 Horses From Their Deaths

Posted 11.19.2011 | Denver

In the last week of August, Elizabeth Lecoq-Currier drove past a pasture of 60 horses in Crested Butte that she soon found out were bound for the slau...

New Push To Bring Back Horse Slaughterhouses

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A galloping effort to bring horse slaughterhouses back to Illinois is dividing animal-rights activists. The founder and president of the Hooved Anima...