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To the Slaughter? Local Equine Advocate Speaks Out on Federal Approval to Open a Horse-Meat Processing Facility
Society & Culture  (tags: horse slaughter, abuse, business, ethics, activists, environment, safety )

- 1722 days ago -
"He was not operating a very clean business there when it was operating as a slaughterhouse for cows," Preisner said recently by phone, referring to plant owner Ricardo De Los Santos. "Is anything going to change just because it's horses?"
Navajo Nation Supports NM Horse Slaughterhouse
Society & Culture  (tags: animals, horse slaughter, New Mexico, Navajos, Valley Meat Co., arson, abuse, ethics, environment, society, safety, rights, news, sadness )

- 1722 days ago -
The tribe's support for Valley Meat Co. comes one week after Robert Redford and former Gov. Bill Richardson joined the opposite side of the debate, saying, among other reasons, that they were "standing with Native American leaders" to protect cultural...
NM Horse Slaughterhouse Says It Was Hit By Arson
Society & Culture  (tags: animals, horse slaughter, New Mexico, Valley Meat Co., arson, abuse, ethics, environment, society, safety, rights, news, sadness )

- 1724 days ago -
"They tried to burn the place down," Valley Meat Co. owner Rick De Los Santo said Tuesday in reference to opponents who have been making threats against the company over the past year as it has fought the federal government for permission to convert...
Friday Hearing Last Stand to Stop Horsemeat Packing
Society & Culture  (tags: USDA, hearing, New Mexico, horse slaughter, animal cruelty, ethics, environment, culture, americans, sadness, humans, health, government, activists, law, news, world, society )

- 1727 days ago -
The federal court in New Mexico next Friday will hear the motion for a preliminary injunction against USDA granting inspections to equine meat packing houses that are close to opening in New Mexico and Iowa.

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