Tag Archives: GAO Report

Equine Canada Writes Surprisingly Uninformed Letter to Bill C-571 Author – Relies on Debunked GAO Report

For the first time,  the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition is revealing the content of a letter sent from Equine Canada to MP Alex Atamanenko,  author of the Bill C571,  which was recently read in the House of Commons. In it,  the author of the letter,  EC President Al Patterson,  relies on the now infamous GAO […]

Sarcosystis Parasite In Horsemeat Shipped From Canada Causes Sickness In Japan

This is a slightly older study but very relevant to the issue of live horses shipped from Canada to Japan for meat. This Japanese study (scroll halfway down the PDF document to read) follows the illness of 11 people who consumed horsemeat obtained from a market in Japan,  with one incident directly traced to Canada.  […]

Silence of the CFIA Lambs

Posted on August 13, 2013 by Heather Clemenceau July 31st, the supposed EU deadline for implementing a traceability system for horses in Canada, is a date that has come and gone.   Although many pro-slaughter advocates maintained that we all made up that date, it clearly originated from the GAO report on horse slaughter – Horse Welfare […]