Tag Archives: horse transportation

Canadian Horse Defence Coalition Releases Access to Information documents on slaughter plant

During the next few months, the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition (CHDC) will be releasing information obtained from Canada’s Access to Information Act.  It is important to note that information requested under this Act is neither complete nor timely.   Contrarily, the information requested and received contained pages of blacked out and/or blocked names and documents […]

News Release – CFIA Fails Again at Enforcing Regulations for Live Horse Exports to Japan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CFIA Fails Again at Enforcing Regulations for Live Horse Exports to Japan October 18, 2012, Calgary, AB – Footage taken of Alberta horses being shipped live to Japan for slaughter shows that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is violating their own standards set forth in the Health of Animals Regulations.  The Regulations prohibit […]