Obama Budget Moves to Block Horse Meat Processing

Apr 11, 2013
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While a new Oklahoma law would allow a horse slaughter facility in the state, the new budget proposed by the White House would not spend any money on inspecting the facilities.

Source: Nytimes Via: Stephanie Strom

The Obama administration has included a proposal in its 2014 budget that would effectively ban the slaughter of horses for human consumption. Technically, the proposal would prevent money from being spent on inspection of horse slaughtering facilities. Without inspections, facilities could not legally operate. The proposal was greeted enthusiastically by horse lovers and animal advocacy groups.

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