Tag Archives: animal cruelty

The Source of Horse: A Shadowy Market Ripe for Exploitation

British Author Susanna Forrest on the Horsemeat Scandal in Europe Europe’s horsemeat scandal is the product of our quest to source cheap red meat for the working man. It casts light on the often shadowy equine trade across Europe and how horses have become victims of changing times and the economic crisis. Please read the […]

Red Lion Abbatoir denies fake horse documents scam

An abattoir in Cheshire has denied being linked to a criminal scam to smuggle horses from Ireland to the UK. A BBC investigation was told that horses with false papers have been sent to the Red Lion abattoir in Nantwich. The abattoir’s owner said no horse with false paperwork had ever knowingly been slaughtered there. […]

Vets call for action in new horsemeat scandal

Feb 24, 2013 – 13:02 Swiss veterinary authorities say they will take action to prevent the import of horsemeat produced under cruel conditions. The statement comes after the broadcasting of footage showing foreign horses being mistreated prior to their slaughter. Please continue reading here.