A US federal appeals court issued a temporary injunction on November 4th preventing the US Department of Agriculture(USDA) from conducting inspections at would be horse slaughter facilities in New Mexico, Iowa and Missouri.
The decision was made by the 10th …
US animal rights groups will have to post a nearly $500,000 bond if they want to continue their court battle against horse slaughter.
On August 8th, a New Mexico judge ordered the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and …
An Open Letter to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency
March 13, 2012
Dr. Martin Appelt
Meat Programs Division
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
1400 Merivale Road
Ottawa, ON K1A 0Y9
Dear Dr. Appelt:
In view of Dr. Brian Evans’ …
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is reminding transporters and importers that as of January 1, 2012, all shipments of feeder and slaughter horses entering Canada from the United States by ground transportation will be required to proceed through designated …
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced a complete ban on the use of double-decker trailers to transport American horses to slaughter. Previously, the 2006 regulation only prevented the transport of horses in double-decker trailers if they were …