March 14th, 2013
08:27 PM ET

America's new horse slaughter house under fire over health safety concerns

Earlier this week we took you inside the first horse slaughterhouse set to open in the United States since the practice was banned in 2006.

Horse meat slaughterhouse set to open in New Mexico

Horse meat could eventually be sold to U.S. consumers and end up on a table near you. 

We are learning there is concern about that New Mexico facility, which some say has a questionable record when it comes to health safety and animal treatment.

Casey Wian has the story.

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  1. Karin Hauenstein (www.HorseActivist.com)

    There is a lot to learn from those who have lived this. All these slaughter plants are targeting little towns. They have done studies regarding the crime rates skyrocketing during active horse slaughter operation also. This website is a great one for background information: http://www.kaufmanzoning.net

    March 16, 2013 at 12:58 am | Reply
  2. Amie Selecman

    PLEASE someone report the TRUTH!! I KNOW the truth – my family are the Nash's from Kaufman, Texas. Mary Nash was my cousin who lived next to Dallas Crown for over 30 years! I KNOW how these plants lie and then ruin towns!! I am begging you to please let us tell you our stories!! We are not fighting because we just want to make money – we are fighting to save towns, horses, lives – both animal and human!! Let me help you report the TRUTH!!

    March 15, 2013 at 11:22 pm | Reply

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