Monday, 25 February, 2013
The saga surrounding horse meat continues—the media has turned its attention to the conditions of the horses before they were slaughtered.
The Zurich Animal Protection League says some horses in Argentina, Mexico, Canada and the U.S. were sick and nearly dying before they were slaughtered and exported. Those countries import horsemeat to Switzerland.
The Swiss Federal Veterinary Office is currently investigating. WRS’s Alex Helmick talks to Thomas Jemmi, deputy director general of the Veterinary Office: