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March 11th, 2013
08:53 PM ET

Horse meat slaughterhouse set to open in New Mexico

The European horse meat scandal where products labeled as "beef" were found to contain horse meat hasn't directly affected American consumers.

European outlets of Taco Bell, Burger King and IKEA purchased mislabeled beef that was found to contain horse meat DNA.

That's because the sale of horse meat is illegal here. In fact, for 6 years, even the slaughter of horses for their meat was banned.

But a recent change in federal policy will now allow production of horse meat to be shipped overseas.

CNN's Casey Wian is Out Front in New Mexico, where plans for a horse slaughterhouse are not going down easy with everyone.


Filed under: Animals • News
March 11th, 2013
08:38 PM ET

Bloomberg's Soda Ban Fizzles: Judge blocks city's limits on sugary drinks

A state judge put a stop to Mayor Michael Bloomberg's ban on selling large sugary drinks. The ban was scheduled to go into effect Tuesday and the Mayor who's been on a public health crusade during his tenure says he's not standing down.

"We believe the judge's decision was clearly an error, and that we will prevail on appeal," Bloomberg said.

Will Bloomberg's soda ban prevail?

OutFront Tonight: CNN Senior Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin and Brad Gerstman, he represents the New York Association of Grocery Stores.


Filed under: Health • News • Politics
March 11th, 2013
07:48 PM ET

Gen. Jim Jones calls on the U.N. to help Iranian refugees being persecuted by Iraqi government

Erin Burnett talks to Former National Security Adviser Retired General Jim Jones about the  Iranian refugee problem in Iraq.


Filed under: International • Iran • OutFront Extra
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