Written by Jane Meggitt
Sending a strong message that New Jersey does not eat horse meat, the Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources will consider a bill banning the sale or slaughter of horse meat for human consumption on Monday, March 12th.
Assemblyman Ronald S. Dancer, R-Ocean, Burlington , Middlesex and Mercer, sponsored the legislation,
A-2023, after President Obama signed an omnibus spending bill that removed an amendment that prohibited United States Department of Agriculture inspectors at horse-slaughtering facilities, but did not provide money for inspectors.
“New Jersey does not eat horse meat,” Dancer said.
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