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Horse Slaughter Could Start Up Again in One Month

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Of course, right now, they're just being shipped to Canada and Mexico anyway, where health and welfare standards are much, much lower. Bad news for horses in the US. Read the complete article at pantagraph.com. Horses could soon be butchered in the U.S. for human consumption after Congress quietly lifted a 5-year-old ban on funding horse meat inspections, and activists say slaughterhouses could be up and running in as little as a month.

Radlo Foods Pledging Conversion to Cage-Free Eggs

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In a written statement the company said it was making the move after an investigation revealed that Radlo Foods violated the terms of an agreement by working with a farm that is not in compliance with its strict animal welfare standards. The group's findings have now triggered an investigation by the state's Animal Welfare Program. Tags: battery hens animal cruelty eggs undercover investigation farm animal welfare

Eating Eggs is Eating Cruelty

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But in a written statement he says that the company strives to provide good care for its hens and quality eggs for consumers under the scientific standards of the United Egg Producers Certified Program. This is the standard, not the exception - period.