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Political Back-Stabbing Kills Horse Slaughter Ammendment

By Rebecca Shabad as published on The Hill

Republicans narrowly blocked an amendment to a spending bill Wednesday that would have defunded inspections of horse slaughter facilities. 224 more words

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Last stop: Slovakia!

The last stop on the Vienna/Budapest Tour was Bratislava, Slovakia! Bratislava is the capitol of Slovakia with 500,000 people. We only spent about half a day here, but I actually really liked it even with so little time spent there. 423 more words

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Canadian horsemeat not drug-free, European audit finds

By: Mary Ormsby Feature reporter, Dale Brazao News, as published on The Star

European Commission monitors have “serious concerns” about Canada’s ability to track health and treatment of horses… 805 more words

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Packing horsemeat

Can you believe how many ways Louie had to get into trouble? In earlier letters we’ve read about his escapades on the railroad, boxing in the Golden Gloves, road apple fights, multiple Halloween pranks, and more. 179 more words

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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

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