horse slaughter

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Judge To Decide Whether To Block Horse Slaughter

A federal judge in Albuquerque is expected to decide Friday whether companies in New Mexico and Iowa can begin legally slaughtering horses, for the first time in the country since it was effectively banned in 2006.


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N.M. Company: Feds May Allow Horse Slaughter

The attorney for the southeastern New Mexico meat company that wants to resume domestic horse slaughter says federal officials have indicated they might grant the inspection needed to start processing horse meat.