horse slaughter

Business
8:28 am
Tue December 17, 2013

Horse slaughter plants preparing to open

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After months of legal wrangling and false starts in a battle to resume domestic horse slaughter, plants in Missouri and New Mexico are working to begin processing equine for human consumption.

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Business
8:41 am
Mon December 16, 2013

Appeals court vacates ban on US horse slaughter

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A federal appeals court has cleared the way for companies in New Mexico, Missouri and Iowa to resume domestic horse slaughter.

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Politics
8:44 am
Tue November 5, 2013

Federal appeals court halts horse slaughter

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A federal appeals court has temporarily halted plans to resume domestic horse slaughter.

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Agriculture
4:30 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

Temporary order against horse slaughter expires

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An order barring a return to domestic horse slaughter has expired. And an attorney for plants in New Mexico and Missouri says they are preparing to open.

Blair Dunn, who represents Valley Meat Co. in Roswell, N.M., and Rains Natural Meats of Gallatin, Mo., says a temporary restraining order in a lawsuit by animal protection groups trying to block the plants expired Thursday night without a ruling from a federal judge in Albuquerque.

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