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Horse meat may become available in U.S
Horse meat may become available in U.S


The Congress has lifted a 5-year-old ban on funding horse meat inspections.


The last U.S. slaughterhouse that butchered horses closed in 2007 in
Illinois, and animal welfare activists warned of massive public outcry
in any town where a slaughterhouse may open. Pro-slaughter activists say the ban had unintended consequences, including an increase in neglect and the abandonment of horses. Read more