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America's Secret and Brutal Horsemeat Trade


Animals  (tags: horses, horsemeat, horsemeat slaughter, slaughter, humans, cruelty, animals, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, animalrights )

Cal
- 639 days ago - theecologist.org
Few Americans are aware that their country's horses are being exported and slaughtered abroad - often in appalling conditions - to supply European taste for a meat that's shunned at home.



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Comments

Marlene Dinkins (245)
Monday March 18, 2013, 3:53 pm
notato with sadnes Cal!!!!! the horsess are being kill in every where!!!! even here in usa. i feel for them!!!!!! grazie !!!!
 

Christeen Anderson (549)
Monday March 18, 2013, 3:53 pm
This must be stopped.
 

Carol H. (229)
Monday March 18, 2013, 4:16 pm
sadly noted, thanks Cal
 

Lois Jordan (58)
Monday March 18, 2013, 4:17 pm
Noted. I didn't know about this--how terrible. Thank you for getting the word out, Cal.
 

Liz Gillard (100)
Monday March 18, 2013, 4:31 pm
Noted in tears for the poor horses who suffer a terrified journey to their brutal deaths,sickening and sad to think how we humans treat these beautiful horses with no care or kindness shown to them,heartbreaking!!!!!!!!!! Thank you Cal.Liz Xx
 

linda b. (31)
Monday March 18, 2013, 4:56 pm
Outrageous! Something needs to be done about this!
 

Nicole W. (643)
Monday March 18, 2013, 6:19 pm
noted with a heavy heart, thank you Cal
 

Winn Adams (203)
Monday March 18, 2013, 6:24 pm
These people who do this are disgusting and despicable as are the people who allow this to happen.
 

Carol Dreeszen (362)
Monday March 18, 2013, 9:54 pm
This is sick!!!
 

Danuta Watola (1215)
Tuesday March 19, 2013, 4:08 am
:-?
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday March 19, 2013, 6:05 am
Since all the slaughter houses have closed in the US, what dis they think happened to them?
 

Mariann Rannenberg (164)
Tuesday March 19, 2013, 6:09 am
Everyday I read these horrible stories the more I want to eat my veggies. I am so sick of this kind of treatment. It has to stop..
 

Leslene Dunn (74)
Tuesday March 19, 2013, 6:15 am
Oh my God, this is just heartbreaking - these poor animals must have been so terrified - what the hell are we doing to our animals - this has floored me, the barbaric and savage cruelty we inflict upon animals that cannot defend themselves is just unforgivable. 99% of so called humans are heartless bastards, rubbishes, scum of the earth, I could go on forever and I cannot even begin to tell you how much I despise, detest and hate them. They are worse than savages. When I have had to put one of my beloved pets down I have stood next to them, crying my eyes out, hugging them and kissing them so that I know when they took their last breath they were secure in knowing that I was there, that I loved them with my life. Who did these poor terrified horses have, no one, dear God, I could just sit and cry my eyes out because there is nothing I can do to help them.
 

Many Feathers (133)
Tuesday March 19, 2013, 6:55 am
sad and despicable...
 

Jaime A. (35)
Tuesday March 19, 2013, 7:26 am
Noted, sick people that value money more than living animals.!!
Pox on them all.!
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday March 19, 2013, 7:37 am
Just disgusting and sad. Horses should not be killed for food.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday March 19, 2013, 8:01 am
noted, thanks
 

Georgeta Trandafir (33)
Tuesday March 19, 2013, 8:07 am
noted. must stop immediately
 

Suzanne L. (137)
Tuesday March 19, 2013, 9:07 am
I'd like to see major newspapers and magazines print this info. I'd like to see it widely circulated. It is horrendous but few people are aware.
 

Angela B. (1)
Tuesday March 19, 2013, 9:39 am
Sick sick sick...
 

Michael Kirkby (86)
Tuesday March 19, 2013, 9:53 am
Noted & posted on my Twitter page.
 

Stephanie Reap (192)
Tuesday March 19, 2013, 11:35 am
disgusting and shameful! TY for sharing.
 

lee e. (114)
Tuesday March 19, 2013, 3:37 pm
Thanks for the share
 

Nimue Pendragon (275)
Tuesday March 19, 2013, 7:47 pm
Noted.
 
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