Does Mexico slaughter unwanted horses?

Horses are still being sent to slaughter, across our borders into Canada and Mexico, and the number of American horses sent to slaughter has not decreased since domestic plants closed in 2007.

How do you stop a horse slaughtering?

Tell your legislators Call, email, and visit your legislators. Urge them to cosponsor the SAFE Act to end horse slaughter. These are the most important points to make to representatives: Horse slaughter is unacceptably inhumane.

Are horses still being shipped to Mexico for slaughter?

Though nearly two years have passed since the last horse processing plant closed in the United States, horses continue being shipped from the United States to slaughterhouses in Mexico and Canada.

What does Mexico do with slaughtered horses?

After horse slaughter was banned in the U.S., thousands of horses are crossing the borders of Canada and Mexico for slaughter. Some of the horses that go to Mexico are slaughtered in an EU inspected plant, but many others to local abattoirs. In their plants, they are killed with the puntilla.

Why are horses shipped to Mexico for slaughter?

Each year, tens of thousands of American horses are shipped to Mexico and Canada, where they are killed under barbaric conditions so their meat can continue to satisfy the palates of diners in countries such as Italy, France, Belgium, and Japan.

Can you eat horse meat Mexico?

While horse meat itself is not illegal in Mexico, horses are often given medications which are not approved for animals being raised for food. Almost 85,000 U.S. horses were imported to Mexico for slaughter in 2015.

Does Mexico eat horse meat?

Does Taco Bell sell horse meat?

Taco Bell has officially joined Club Horse Meat. The fast-food chain and subsidiary of Yum Brands says it has found horse meat in some of the ground beef it sells in the United Kingdom. The British Food Standards Agency said Taco Bell’s products contained more than 1% (pdf) horse meat.

Is Burger King burgers horse meat?

NOT REAL NEWS: Burger King did not admit to using horse meat in their burgers | AP News.