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CHDC files complaints with the CFIA and Transport Canada about the live horse shipments to Japan

On November 8th, the CHDC filed official complaints to the CFIA and Transport Canada with respect to the transport of slaughter-bound horses via air cargo through our legal counsel MW Law Offices of Vancouver, BC. In his complaint to the CFIA and the Superintendent of Aviation Enforcement at Transport Canada, our counsel, Nicholas Weigelt, details […]

Is anyone home at the CFIA?

We have received several reports that the CFIA is not returning phone calls and is sending out a generic auto response email in regards to recent concerns brought forth over horses being live shipped to Japan for slaughter. Questions are not being answered – the CFIA is, yet again, not taking responsibility for their actions. […]

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 […]