Audit Details Food Safety, Animal Welfare Concerns in Slaughter of American Horses in Mexico The European Commission dealt a game-changing blow to the North American horse slaughter industry with its decision to impose a moratorium on the import of horsemeat from Mexico following a series of audits by the Food and Veterinary Office. The audits echo the food safety and animal welfare concerns long voiced and probed by The Humane Society of the United States. The most recent audit published on Dec. 4 is a damning indictment of the horse slaughter industry and the Mexican authorities’ failure to rectify previously identified problems.
Click Here to read the blog article by Wayne Pacelle, President and CEO of The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) on the ban of horsemeat from Mexico to Europe.
Click Here to read the article by Animals Angels about EU Commission bans all horse meat imports from Mexico.
It is our hope that someday soon there is a ban worldwide on horse meat and slaughter houses.