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  1. The Criminal Record of Horse SlaughterJohn Holland, Pres.Equine Welfare Alliancein the matter of HB 1392

  2. Non-profit 501(c)(4) corporation. • 290 member organizations and partners in 21 countries. • Provides research and investigation in matters of equine welfare. • Our studies, data and investigations are available to law makers, law enforcement and the public.

  3. Tainted Meat

  4. Food Safety • Horses are not raised in the US as food animals. • Horses are given drugs that are banned in animals intended for human consumption. • Phenylbutazone, “aspirin” for horses, causes cancer and bone marrow suppression in humans. Children are especially vulnerable. • In the EU, horses must be designated for slaughter at birth, and all drugs given them are tracked through a “passport” microchip system. • Selling this contaminated meat is immoral at best.

  5. Pollution and Environmental Damage

  6. Pretreatment Tank at Cavel (Mar. 06)

  7. Cavel operated for 3 years without meeting discharge requirements a single month

  8. Organ disposal at Natural Valley Farms

  9. Blood spill at Dallas Crown

  10. Increased Crime

  11. Tax Evasion

  12. Political Corruption(GAO Report 11-228)

  13. Equine Abuse and Neglect • Our statistical studies show increases in horse slaughter correlate with increases in abuse. • Horses sent to slaughter are not old and unwanted. They are mostly young sport horses. • Horse abuse correlates most closely with the price of hay.

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  15. In one 19 month period of operation Dallas Crown committed 481 violations.