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2014-01-14 00:20:43

CHICAGO, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equine Welfare Alliance, Inc. -- The omnibus bill pending before Congress this week contains language that will end the possibility of proposed horse slaughter plants opening in New Mexico and Missouri. The last three plants were closed in 2007 under state laws, and Congress had defunded required inspections which made it impossible for them to open in other states until 2011. (Photo:...

2012-10-12 19:20:21

CHICAGO, Oct. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. horses are no longer being accepted by Canadian horse slaughter plants, according to multiple sources. The Shipshewana auction in Indiana confirmed reports that they have discontinued loose (slaughter) horse sales for an indefinite period of time. A spokesperson for the Sugar Creek Ohio auction also confirmed that the kill buyers were no longer taking slaughter horses because "the plants are shut down." This was further confirmed by a...