Tag Archives: Switzerland

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.

Head vet: ‘We see dying or badly injured horses’

Monday, 25 February, 2013 The saga surrounding horse meat continues—the media has turned its attention to the conditions of the horses before they were slaughtered.  The Zurich Animal Protection League says some horses in Argentina, Mexico, Canada and the U.S. were sick and nearly dying before they were slaughtered and exported.   Those countries import horsemeat […]

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.