Drop the bat, and get a fork!
The Missouri House yesterday endorsed a bill
that would allow Missouri to become the only state in nation to process horse meat for human consumption
The bill (HB 1747
) still needs one more vote before it heads to the Senate.
The bill's sponsor State Rep. James
(R - Springfield) believes slaughtering horses in Missouri will aid the overall welfare of
the animals in Missouri by providing owners an option for unwanted or
Since the last horse processing plant in the U.S. closed in 2007, many old horses now head to slaughterhouses in Mexico and Canada.