Horse Slaughter

Horse Meat Scandal Highlights a Murky Trade in Farm Animals

Andrew Wasley | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK
Andrew Wasley

We should perhaps be grateful that the scandal has, indirectly at least, shone a light on a murky, cross border trade in live horses that is as complex as it is secretive. Unknown to most, as many as 65,000 live horses are trucked around Europe each year to feed demand for a meat.