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Urge MoMA Café to Buck Horse Meat ! PLEASE SIGN ! !


Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, suffering )

Cher
- 713 days ago - secure.peta.org
The cruelty inflicted on horses killed for meat is not just unappetizing--it's unacceptable. Please ask the director of MoMA PS1 to remove horse meat from the menu at the M. Wells Dinette immediately



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Rock H. (254)
Wednesday October 3, 2012, 5:20 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks Cher!
 

Alison A. (235)
Wednesday October 3, 2012, 6:19 pm
Signed and noted, thanks Cher.
 

Leen Kel (31)
Wednesday October 3, 2012, 7:22 pm
Signed & noted..thanks...Disgusting heartless ppl killing horses over profit?? what total failure & shame!
 

BarbCat SunshineLady (1646)
Wednesday October 3, 2012, 8:15 pm
What HELL they put these sweet, innocent, horses through! Signed! Thnx Cher!
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 1:59 am
Noted and signed.
 

Danuta Watola (1199)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 2:49 am
Noted. Thanks.
 

Gabriela C. (103)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 3:29 am
Thanks Cher, signed and noted.
 

Sandi C. (236)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 6:06 am
done.
 

paula eaton (30)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 6:28 am
Signed. Thank you Cher. Lets all cross our fingers that they will not serve horse meat.
 

NicoleAWAY W. (631)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 6:34 am
signed~
 

Leslene Dunn (74)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 6:54 am
Absolutely sick and hearbreaking - I pray God does not have mercy on these monsters. Signed.
 

Donna Hamilton (140)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 6:55 am
Noted and signed. Thanks.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 6:56 am
Done,thanks.
 

Donna B. (36)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 7:05 am
Sadly noted and signed. Thx Cher.
 

Kathleen G. (118)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 7:28 am
I am very upset over this.Petition sadly signed.We need to stop this fool from serving horsemeat.If the petition doesn't work,we have to find another way to stop this abhorrent act from happening.
 

naomi cohen (44)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 7:32 am
signed. thanks.
 

Constance F. (433)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 7:42 am
Thank you for posting. Revised and sent ! Thank You for Helping Horses!
 

Pat B. (354)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 7:44 am
TY, Cher. Done.!!
 

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 7:52 am
Noted and signed.
Thanks
 

Sarah G. (110)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 8:24 am
signed, thanks. This is one of the most sickening and disturbing things I have seen.
 

Gloria picchetti (290)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 8:34 am
Signed.
 

karen n. (57)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 8:44 am
signed!
 

Angeles Madrazo (292)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 9:06 am
Signed!
 

Joe R. (189)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 9:29 am
Signed and noted.
 

Vicki P. (124)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 9:35 am
signed with thanks
 

Jill Vickerman (426)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 9:37 am
I do hope that everyone boycotts the place.
 

Gudrun D. (417)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 9:49 am
Signed - thank you.
 

natalie n. (164)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 10:03 am
absolutely sick and should be banned. signed.
 

Daisy Bagnoli (3)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 10:09 am
Really???? Why????
Signed!!!
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 10:41 am
Thank You for Helping Horses!
TU Cher
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 10:50 am
Signed and shared
 

. (0)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 11:52 am
Signed and Noted.
 

Darla Taylor (109)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 12:04 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks so much, Cher. This is appalling, I sincerely hope the petition helps.
 

Dianne D. (463)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 12:34 pm
Signed.. Discusting. This low life is just looking for national recognition.
 

Veronique L. (213)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 12:36 pm
Signed!
 

Melania Padilla (179)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 12:45 pm
Signed, thanks
 

monka blank (74)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 12:55 pm
signed & noted, thanks Cher.
 

Rhonda Maness (602)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 1:21 pm
signed
Thanks Cher
 

Bartlomiej T. (307)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 1:29 pm
Signed & noted. Thank you
 

. (1)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 1:29 pm
Noted and signed. Thank you Cher.
 

kye j. (41)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 1:34 pm
Signed.
Disgusting cretins
 

SHIREEN MCKEE (24)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 1:37 pm
NO NO NO TO HORSE MEAT.. THESE ANIMALS SHOULD NOT BE KILLED FOR EATING.. IT IS A CRUEL BUSINESS THE HORSES SUFFER .. WE DO NOT EVER NEED TO EAT THEIR FLESH.. PLEASE WITHDRAW ALL CUSTOM TO THIS PLACE IT SHOULD BE CLOSED DOWN NOW !
MAKE THE GENERAL PUBLIC AWARE OF THE FACTS NOW ABOUT THE HOSES & HOW THEY SUFFER
 

Ludger W. (72)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 2:10 pm
noted,signed, ty
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 2:49 pm
message sent
 

LMj Sunshine (127)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 2:54 pm
Just down right Disturbing!
 

Mariette G. (150)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 2:55 pm
Signed, thanks Cher!
 

Dan S. (9)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 3:17 pm
Signed and shared. Thanks Cher!
 

Evelyn W. (15)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 4:01 pm
Signed and noted.Museums are places of culture and education.This is a total contradiction
 

Kay M. (351)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 4:36 pm
done.
 

Christine Stewart (131)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 4:51 pm
Disgusting that they would even allow the chef to consider horse meat. Even though the meat is from Canada, the horse was probably from the U.S., trucked into Canada and brutally slaughtered there.
 

Michael Kirkby (85)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 4:52 pm
Signed & Twittered
 

Kate Kenner (200)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 4:59 pm
Of course they should not suffer and die int his way; no animal should. Meat is meat and any animal raised in this manner will live in hell until they are slaughtered.
 

Thomas P. (468)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 5:21 pm
Signed
 

Vicky P. (464)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 6:11 pm
Noted and signed
 

Gysele van Santen (213)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 6:47 pm
signed.
 

Erin R. (169)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 6:52 pm
done
 

Joan AWAY McAllister (1083)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 7:45 pm
Signed. Thanks Cher
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 7:48 pm
Signed !!
 

janet f. (29)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 8:35 pm
This is disgusting. MOMA should be ashamed of it self for this.
 

. (5)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 8:42 pm
signed
 

Liliana D. (124)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 8:52 pm
done, thanks
 

Milkah Savage (277)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 9:13 pm
Gladly signed
 

Gloria Morotti (14)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 9:22 pm
Signed.
 

Laurie S. (73)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 9:34 pm
Done!
 

Esther Z. (101)
Thursday October 4, 2012, 10:50 pm
Noted and signed.
 

rene davis (74)
Friday October 5, 2012, 12:28 am
Signed & noted.
 

Kathy Chadwell (367)
Friday October 5, 2012, 1:22 am
Signed
From my friend Kay
Kate Riviello
Today was the first shot over the bow, a great day in front of MoMa where we put them on notice. Elizabeth Forel lead a spirited protest informing the patrons that horse meat would be on the menu. NY1 was on hand to do interviews. We will be working together to strategize the amazing work we have before us, to get the state ban on horse slaughter, transport and even
consumption in NY. Let's start planning to get over 200 people to October 27th. We have much to do!! Most importantly, GET PEOPLE THERE : )) Any questions of course, call me 845 856 7366. Thanks to Ms. Vickery, the NY Times reporter for giving an informative interview for our group. We will post out video of today's event as well. . Thanks again to the Coalition to Ban Horse Drawn Carriages, what a wonderful group, it is no wonder that they will be responsible for getting the ban on horse drawn carriages and it will be NY-ARAA's honor to work with them to get this state band passed.
 

Kathy Chadwell (367)
Friday October 5, 2012, 1:24 am
If you live in NYC and want to join Kay and the others,, call her,, her number is above
 

Kathy Chadwell (367)
Friday October 5, 2012, 1:27 am
http://www.forbes.com/sites/vickeryeckhoff/2012/10/03/moma-cafe-chef-to-serve-illegal-tainted-horse-meat/

MoMA Café Chef To Serve Illegal, Tainted Horse Meat?
Bad news may be good publicity, but not when you’re opening a restaurant, as Hugue Dufour, chef and co-owner of M. Wells Dinette learned when he announced he’d be putting horse meat tartare on the menu.

M. Wells opened at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City on September 27. Dufour’s plan was to start serving it once the restaurant “settled into a groove.”

But the sale of horse meat is presently illegal in the U.S. It is also illegal in several states, including California, Florida, Illinois, Oklahoma, Texas and—as of two weeks ago—New Jersey.

This past May, Mr. Dufour served horse-meat bologna and foie gras grilled-cheese sandwiches at Brooklyn’s Googa Mooga Food Festival, when it was also illegal. Photos and descriptions can be found on M. Wells’ Web site as well as multiple foodie blogs.
“You can’t serve it to the public if it’s not inspected by the USDA,” says retired USDA veterinarian, Dr. Lester Friedlander.

Presently, no U.S. horse slaughterhouses have been approved for USDA inspections, although several have applied.

Mr. Dufour’s horse meat comes from U.S. horses slaughtered in his native Canada, according to sous chef, Aidan O’Neal. But that’s not USDA approved, either.

A Fright At The Museum: Tainted Horse Meat or Foodie Experience?

Besides being illegal, U.S. horse meat presents a significant public health hazard unknown to the media, the public, M. Wells and MoMA, apparently.

The public safety hazard comes in the form of toxic drugs expressly banned by the FDA in horses slaughtered for human consumption but that are widely given to U.S. horses, including those just days from heading to slaughter.

At least one, Phenylbutazone, a common painkiller and anti-inflammatory used to treat everyday soreness in working and nonworking horses, causes cancer in humans (with raw horse meat posing the greatest risk).
 

Andrea Nemec (219)
Friday October 5, 2012, 1:51 am
Noted and signed! Thanks!
 

Amelie L. (51)
Friday October 5, 2012, 4:25 am
Signed and noted. Thank you.
 

Jaya Sinha (26)
Friday October 5, 2012, 4:27 am
For every action there is a reaction. According to the law of karma, if we cause

pain and suffering to other living beings, we must endure pain and suffering in

return, both individually and collectively. We reap what we sow, in this life and

the next, for nature has her own justice. No one can escape the law of karma.
 

Carol H. (229)
Friday October 5, 2012, 5:24 am
signed and noted
 

Joy Wong (75)
Friday October 5, 2012, 5:33 am
Noted and signed.
 

Anneke Andries (255)
Friday October 5, 2012, 5:57 am
signed, noted, reposted!!
 

Victoria Pohrebna (269)
Friday October 5, 2012, 6:03 am
Signed.
 

Franshisca Dearmas (91)
Friday October 5, 2012, 7:10 am
Noted and signed. TY
 

Harshiita Sharma (138)
Friday October 5, 2012, 7:42 am
done
 

Ruth S. (307)
Friday October 5, 2012, 8:20 am
Signed

I don't understand how people can be so cruel!!
 

Yvonne F. (172)
Friday October 5, 2012, 9:55 am
Already signed!!! Thanks for posting, Cher
Although there seems to be some problem with the link here.
 

Marlene Dinkins (233)
Friday October 5, 2012, 10:03 am
noted and signed inmediately!!!!! what the hell is going on with this place with this people!????
 

Marlene Dinkins (233)
Friday October 5, 2012, 10:04 am
moma caffe nedd to be close down!!!!!
 

Past Member (0)
Friday October 5, 2012, 10:24 am
noted + signed
 

Donna Hamilton (140)
Friday October 5, 2012, 10:42 am
Noted and signed. Thanks.
 

Dawn Mason (108)
Friday October 5, 2012, 11:25 am
Done!!
 

Valerie W. (52)
Friday October 5, 2012, 12:03 pm
Noted it, but unfortunately, I couldn't find the petition to sign!! When I clicked on visit site, everything else was there but this petition? Sorry!
 

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Friday October 5, 2012, 5:34 pm
noted and signed
 

federico bortoletto (34)
Saturday October 6, 2012, 6:33 am
Notato e firmato. Grazie Cher.
 

Ron Silver (0)
Saturday October 6, 2012, 8:07 am
signed
 

Gloria H. (88)
Saturday October 6, 2012, 8:41 am
what is needed: activists to sneak over and dump a huge pile of horse shit in front of the restaurent!
 

Jillian A. (0)
Saturday October 6, 2012, 11:18 am
Ewwwwww nasty
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Saturday October 6, 2012, 11:55 am
S&N
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Saturday October 6, 2012, 11:55 am
S&N
 

Barbara Erdman (63)
Saturday October 6, 2012, 12:48 pm
Noted and Signed Already Cher :0 Thnx
 

Amy E. (66)
Monday October 8, 2012, 9:36 am
n/s
 

Zena Talpas (0)
Monday October 8, 2012, 8:59 pm
This is so disgusting I can hardly believe what I'm reading. Is nothing sacred anymore. Please save thise magnificent creatures and stop the slaughter. The longer I live, the more I believe that money is the route of all evil. The age old problem solver, you have no more use for it, just throw it away. NOT, NOT, NOT! ! ! SAVE THE HORSES.! ! !
 

SANDRA ROCHA (146)
Thursday October 11, 2012, 3:07 am
Noted and signed. Thank you Cher.
 
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