Federal inspection at horse-meat plants, which was scheduled to resume as early as today, was temporary halted by a U.S. appeals court following an emergency request by opponents of commercial horse slaughter.
Horse-meat production in New Mexico was allowed to proceed by a federal judge who ruled that U.S. Agriculture Department inspections at slaughterhouses can take place without an environmental-impact review.
As many as 50,000 stray dogs roam the streets and vacant homes of bankrupt Detroit, replacing residents, menacing humans who remain and overwhelming the city’s ability to find them homes or peaceful deaths.
When Smithfield Foods Inc. was trying to fend off a union organizing drive at its largest meat- processing plant, it hired public relations executive Rick Berman. They discussed “preparing the nuclear strike,” according to e-mail records.