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Godbout Express Observed Shipping Horses To Canada On Long Holiday Weekend

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau

Photos and video credit:  Rob Boisvert

On Friday, May 15th, two Godbout Express transports of horses were observed at an out-of-the-way truck stop in Marysville, Ontario by animal activist Rob Boisvert of… 453 more words

Richelieu EID Exposes Profound Shortcomings Of Food Chain

Written by: Heather Clemenceau

We picked up a copy of the EID currently being used at the Ontario Livestock Exchange (OLEX) in Waterloo, Ontario. For a document that supposedly exerts “quality control” over horsemeat, notice that there are no CFIA headers or logos; it is however, “branded” with the name Richelieu and replete with embarrassing spelling errors and typos in both English and French.  818 more words

Get on horses and go appetite!

The first attempt was in vain. When Polish friends heard an offer to taste dry horsemeat just brought by my handsome half from Switzerland, their made particular facial expression and shaked their heads. 573 more words


Weeks 23 1/2 - 25: Nothing but Skiing

For any Sacha Baron Cohen fan, the thought of Kazakhstan brings up the image of horse-drawn carts, makini-wearing moustache-sporting men and a country riddled with poverty. 973 more words

CMI - Tesco: Five reasons it went so wrong @cipdlondon @cmi_managers #HR #Law

CMI: Tesco’s decline seems to be continuing as it announced annual losses totalling £6.4bn, one of the biggest deficits in British corporate history. With the company’s value sinking by a whopping £7bn pounds and the 2014/15 trading profit dropping by almost 60%, the Big Four supermarket continues its sharp fall since its halcyon decade of growth in the 2000s. 586 more words

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Eat Your Words: Toronto Horsemeat Restaurant La Palette Public Health Disclosures

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau

The summer of 2012 was one where activists demonstrated almost every week against horsemeat restaurant La Palette on Queen St. West.  During that time we started paying attention to La Palette’s food safety evaluations under the “DineSafe” program operated by Toronto Public Health.  811 more words

Justice Handed Down in Horsemeat Scandal

Whoops, that horsemeat got in our beef products by mistake, protested the man responsible for a fraud perpetrated across Europe that led to the recall of thousands of tons of meat. 325 more words