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National groups join effort to spare N.D. wild horses from slaughter

August 25, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO National organizations working to save mustangs are lending a hand to find caring homes for wild horses that will be rounded up at North Dakota’s Theodore Roosevelt National Park and sold at auction. Continue Reading

High court overturns California slaughterhouse law

January 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Supreme Court has blocked a California law that would require euthanizing downed livestock at federally inspected slaughterhouses to keep the meat out of the nation’s food system. Continue Reading

Cargill cited for 23 serious safety violations at Milwaukee slaughterhouse

December 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnetonka, Minn.-based Cargill is one of the nation’s largest beef processors. Federal workplace regulators this week cited Cargill Inc.’s Milwaukee beef slaughterhouse for 23 serious safety violations, the most violations the agribusiness giant has received at any of its U.S. plants in at least a decade. Continue Reading

Horses could soon be butchered for human consumption in U.S. again

November 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Congress quietly lifted a 5-year-old ban on funding horse meat inspections, and activists say slaughterhouses could be up and running in as little as a month. Continue Reading