Frontier Meats Slaughter Horse Feedlot - 8/6/08

Wednesday, August 6, 2008 - 10:15
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8/6/08 Frontier Meats Slaughter Horse Feedlot, Morton, TXv139_img_d9797_158_thumb
Animals’ Angels investigators observed the Frontier Meat feedlot in Texas. The facility is owned and operated by the BELTEX Corporation. Their former horse slaughter plant in Ft. Worth is still open and slaughters now bison and wild boar. Beltex also ownsEmpacadora de Carnes de Fresnillo, a Mexican slaughter plant that continues to slaughter America’s horses.During their visit, the investigators uncovered a large number of horse carcasses on the premises and horse parts scattered across several acres. Further research showed thatFrontier Meat / Beltex is operating this concentrated animal feeding operation without the required general permit.v140_img_d9797_159_thumbAnimals’ Angels reported their findings to TCEQ. As a result, Frontier Meats received a "Notice of Violation" and was given until September 29, 2008 to correct the situation. Animals' Angels will continue to monitor the feedlot.
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