Time to ban horsemeat trade in all of North America, as investigation in Mexico uncovers horse sold as beef

Straight from the Horse's Heart

by Wayne Pacelle as published on A Humane Nation

“A new study in six Mexican cities has found horsemeat in nearly 10 percent of meat products that are being sold as beef…”

American horses and burros, both wild and domestic, are NOT food animals. – photo by Carol Walker of Wild Horse Freedom Federation

Mexico is forging ahead on animal protection. Earlier this year, its Congress made dogfighting a felony throughout the nation. Mexico City adopted an extraordinary charter on animal protection. A number of major food retailers in Mexico have said they will change their purchasing practices to stop buying eggs and pork from operations that confine hens and pigs in small confinement cages and crates. Our Humane Society International/Mexico office and partner organizations are working hard to keep this important and strategic country trending in the right direction and to also crack down on other abuses of animals.

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Risky Infant Cereal Contains High Levels of Mercury, say Scientists

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Arsenic uncovered in Big Food brands of baby food

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Halloween and Fireworks Safety Snaps – Fun Giveaway Competition – Katzenworld

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