USDA Horse Slaughter Inspections Impending ~ Send Emails to USDA Now !
In light of a Pending, or Forthcoming, Applications for Approval of Horse Slaughter Facilities in the U.S., (Roswell, New Mexico – CLICK HERE) please send the following letter, written by Laura Allen, of Animal Law Coalition, to ALL of the U.S.D.A. Email Addresses listed below.
Dear Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack:
The Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) Administrator, Alfred Almanza, has been quoted as saying that the agency is moving quickly to accommodate two pending applications to open horse slaughter plants in the U.S. Though as I understand since then, the applicant in New Mexico has withdrawn the application, and the Missouri applicant is beset with legal problems and was apparently not even the owner of the property proposed for the horse slaughter facility and cannot acquire any ownership interest.
Regardless, a horse slaughter proponent is circulating a “petition” to urge FSIS to move…
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