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Bill to allow horse slaughter houses OK moves to Senate

Local horse rescue groups say House Bill 1999 and Senate Bill 375 go against their life goals: saving horses from slaughter houses.

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Tom Durfee - 3/27/2013 12:42 PM
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Here is the first warning to a horse killer from the FDA for falsified EID and the horse was positive for bute. http://www.fda.gov/ICECI/EnforcementActions/WarningLetters/2012/ucm313462.htm Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs - prohibited as well Phenylbutazone, known as "bute," is a veterinary drug only label-approved by the Food & Drug Administration for use by veterinarians in dogs and horses. It has been associated with debilitating conditions in humans and it is absolutely not permitted for use in food-producing animals. USDA/FSIS has conducted a special project to for this drug in selected bovine slaughter plants under federal inspection. An earlier pilot project by FSIS found traces less than 3% of the livestock selected for testing, sufficient cause for this special project. There is no tolerance for this drug in food-producing livestock, and they and their by-products are condemned when it is detected. Dairy producers must not use this drug in food-producing livestock and if it is found, those producers will be subject to FDA investigation and possible prosecution.

terri55 - 3/25/2013 5:48 PM
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Tulsa, with your religious center, how can you condone the abuse of goods creatures? It sure makes me reconsider my thoughts about Oklahoma. Seems more like a dictatorship than a state in this country. They are crying property rights but what about the property rights of those who lose their horses to theft and find that they've been slaughtered? This while legislation is a total hypocrisy and an atrocity. There hir your property values, your meat industry, your business opportunities, and any other development in your state. I guarantee that i won't be spending my money on any place where such abuse and dishonesty is condoned! Furthermore, I'm going to push for a federal ban on horse slaughter. Oklahoma be damned.

findthetruth - 3/25/2013 12:25 AM
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My God what a horrible cruel world the humans are creating!

findthetruth - 3/25/2013 12:25 AM
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PLEASE EDUCATE YOURSELVES ABOUT THE TRUTH! Horse slaughter is horrific. Anyone out there with a soul, please read AG King give assistance on horse shooting incident. And watch "Factory Farming in 60 Seconds". PLEASE!
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