Tag Archives: Silky Shark

Switzerland finds bute in horsemeat from Canada

03 Mar 2013 | By Julia Glotz Horsemeat imported from Canada has tested positive for the veterinary drug Phenylbutazone in Switzerland. Please continue reading about this development here. Please read about Silky Shark here.

Proof of CFIA Failure

On December 11, 2012, Jack Rodolico of Latitude News reported on the story of Silky Shark, a Standardbred racehorse who was slaughtered and slipped through the system to dinner plates, when his carcass should have been condemned. The CHDC provides evidence of phenylbutazone entering the human food chain in Proof of CFIA Failure. The report […]

The shady trade in American horsemeat

Europeans are eating American horses – but should they? by Jack Rodolico Ken Terpenning of Lexington, Kentucky has owned over two-dozen racehorses.  But one in particular made a big impression. “Silky Shark was everything you’d want in a racehorse,” says Terpenning.  “He was vibrant, fiery, a very happy horse.  On the racetrack, he was a […]