A bipartisan group of lawmakers pushed for and won an extension of a temporary ban on horse slaughter, preventing horses from being killed. Horse slaughter is the shame of the entire horse industry there is no excuse for approximately one-percent of the us horse population to be killed for. Horse slaughter is difficult to talk about the unfortunate truth is this: any horse that ends up at auction has the chance to be shipped off to canada or mexico to. Columbus – not far from an equestrian center that caters to some of the finest horses to enter a show ring, a polk county man started his own.
While animal advocates argue against horse slaughter, some horse breeders and owners say that horse slaughter is a necessary evil. Canadian food inspection agency (cfia) veterinarians conduct daily inspections in horse slaughter establishments they take appropriate. The black market horse meat trade refers to lucrative underground businesses who slaughter horses for their meat, to sell for human consumption not to be. Horses sit in wooden crates at the calgary airport waiting to be have opposed the transport of live draft horses to japan for slaughter.
That shift is one of the many unintended consequences of a de facto federal ban on horse slaughter, according to a recent federal government. Sue copeland discusses the controversial topic of horse slaughter in the us from the editors of horse & rider magazine. In june 2011, the government accountability office (gao) determined that the cessation of domestic horse slaughter has unintentionally led to. This activist toolkit will help you fight attempts to bring horse slaughter plants back to the us and end the sale of possibly toxic horse meat start today.
The horse has been our loyal companion for thousands of years, which makes slaughtering horses for human consumption appalling, says actor sebastian. End horse slaughter with passage of the safeguard american food exports ( safe) act, hr 113 keep toxic horse meat out of us food supply. The push to slaughter wild horses is coming from a narrow – but powerful – special interest lobby in the dc swamp made up of millionaire and. 5 days ago does legislation passed by the us government allow horses to be slaughtered for food in that country.
The complete indifference to the suffering of the animals is shocking. See also: horse slaughter: missouri slaughterhouse awaits state's animal rights organizations view wallis' claim -- that horse slaughter is. Rep mario diaz-balart voted against a ban on federal funding for horse inspections on wednesday, potentially allowing horse slaughter to. A proposal to slaughter horses in new mexico highlights this country's unique aversion to horse meat it's the first since the federal government. Since us horse slaughter plants closed, a decade ago, the practice has moved to canada, mexico.
The horse slaughter industry and its supporters are working very hard to mislead the public and members of congress thankfully, the facts are very easy on this. Dr lisa carter, an equine veterinarian and avid horse enthusiast and owner, speaks out about the responsibility of ownership and how equine. Horse slaughter horses have a distinctive place under the law that is based on how they are used horses used in a commercial enterprise are considered. Since the us horse slaughter ban was passed in 2006, the number of horses that have been left neglected or abandoned has risen sharply,.
In 2007 the last us plant capable of slaughtering horses was closed prior to this, many unwanted horses were likely sent to slaughter in the united states with a. There is no place in america for a domestic or foreign-driven horse slaughter industry we are not, nor have we ever been, a horse-eating culture organizations. Due to their sensitive nature and flight response, there is no humane way to slaughter horses for food people are often horrified to learn that all kinds of horses.