Judge M. Christina Armijo

The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver has lifted its emergency injunction from early November, clearing the way for the slaughter of horses before the year ends for meat for export from any of three establishments USDA has found eligible for equine inspection services. In removing the emergency
Continue Reading 10th Circuit Lifts Injunction: Horse Slaughter Can Legally Resume in U.S.

Federal District Court Judge M. Christina Armijo has amended her order temporarily banning horsemeat packing in the U.S. because it was too broadly drawn. Armijo’s original Aug. 2 temporary restraining order said USDA was ordered to suspend or withhold the provision of “meat inspection services” to Valley Meat and Responsible
Continue Reading Judge in Horse Slaughter Case Corrects Mistake; No Next Round Date Set