Colberg, sonya horse slaughter plants in the very early stages of planning, proponent says the oklahoman 27 november 2011 jonsson, patrik. 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 confused with legal slaughterhouses, the black market horse meat trade is associated with backyard operations involving extreme cruelty and suffering. While the lawyers have been honing their arguments, there have been some attempts, in the form of introduced bills, to legalize horse slaughter for human consumption in texas these efforts, however, have failed. In the united states, horses have never been raised for human consumption, yet for decades, our horses have been bought and slaughtered by a predatory, foreign-owned industry for sale to high-end diners in europe and asia the horse slaughter industry and its supporters are working very hard to.
The great majority of americans oppose horse slaughter and no one wants a horse slaughter house in their neighborhood, so it is a given that horse slaughter must stop and export must stop (mainly because of the inability to guarantee a horse is free of fda banned substances) — it is just a question of how soon . With the expiration of a temporary restraining order (tro), the slaughter of horses under us department of agriculture inspection again became a legal possibility today. Slaughter of personally owned horses, by the owner, on the owner's land for the owner's personal use remains legal and does occur in isolated instances shortyshappy.
Horse slaughter is a controversial topic, not only in missouri, but throughout the united states a variety of bans, acts, and amendments regarding the issue goes all the way back to 1998. The measure is intended to get around a federal ban on meat inspectors working in horse slaughtering plants the house bill would levy fees on slaughterhouses that the state would then transfer to the us department of agriculture. Summary: the debate over horse slaughter is a composite of agricultural industry, animal welfare, constitutional, environmental, health, and regulatory concerns. Legalizing horse slaughter in certain states could even help final thoughts there may not be an exact answer to the question of should horse slaughter be legal. Obama is now legalizing horse slaughter in the usa.
The time is now to let the un and congress know we need to shut down the us horse slaughter pipeline by passing the safeguard american food exports (safe) act s1214/hr1942, and to let congress know we wont allow our wild horses to go to slaughter. The 1971 free-roaming wild horse and burro act permits the sale of older, unadoptable animals but for years, congress has approved budget language specifically outlawing the sale of any wild horses for slaughter. The ayes have it that was the chairman's call yesterday morning in the us senate appropriations committee after it passed the udall-graham-coons-feinstein-reed-collins-shaheen amendment to prevent horse slaughter plants from reopening on us soil.
Legalizing horse slaughter 949 words | 4 pages where it comes from, how it was killed, and is it safe to eat in america we eat beef, pork, and poultry for the average everyday consumption. List of cons of horse slaughter 1 it allows slaughterhouses to continue the practice of horrifically killing horses when horses are brought into a butcher house, they run all over the place to avoid being restrained but once they are caught, they wi. I was a proponent of the anti-horse-slaughter legislation until i learned what a monster we created with it as wonderful as it would be to take every unwanted horse in this country and place it in a sanctuary such as one ms pickens proposes, the reality is that horses are simply too large, live too long, and are too expensive to maintain for any entity to do this.
Overview of horse slaughter for human consumption christen wiser (2013) whether or not legislation should permit domestic horse slaughter is a controversial issue in the united states. As long as horse slaughter plants are operating, and horse slaughter is legal in certain states, it is easy for people to discard their healthy, young, old, injured and unwanted horses, and for a profit, since they are sold by the pound. List of cons of horse slaughter 1 increase in horse abuse animal lovers regularly point to the dangers of allowing the horse meat industry to become a cash cow on par with chicken and beef.
In 2007, horse slaughter came to an end in the us when the last slaughterhouses that processed horse meat were shut down, but a recent change in the law could open the doors to this practice once again. Horse slaughter plants may once again legally operate in the us and dave duquette of hermiston is one who expects to profit the us department of agriculture is authorized to inspect horse. Rep mark amodei, r-nev, acknowledged no one in the room favored horse slaughter and said that, realistically, since none exist, it would take a decade to get a horse slaughter house licensed in. Obama can legalize precisely nothing with regards to horse slaughter, any other agricultural bill or pretty much anything else for that matter the president does not wave some magic legislation wand and make laws happen, there is a very intricate system of checks and balances in our legislation system.