First posted 2017 – Please share for awareness!
2020 and this is still happening.
Via Animal Rights Center, Based in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan
Maggie Hinton of Canadians Against Horse Abuse writes:
(Look at these beauties – soon they will die -)
Japanese feedlots, are where Canadian and American horses are housed until they have been “fattened up” enough for slaughter. People, mainly in the southern region of Japan who eat horse meat, prefer it marbled.
Once the horse is killed, and the flesh is retrieved, it must be eaten within 3 days, because it is mainly served raw.
“In Japanese cuisine, raw horse meat is called sakura or sakuraniku. Sakura means “cherry blossom”, niku means “meat” because of it’s pink colour. It can be served raw as sashimi in thin slices dipped in soya sauce. When called, Basashi, the raw horse meat is served with ginger and onions.” Japanese chefs have concocted various horse dishes, including horse soup…
As the camera pans the horses, registered brands on some of the horses from Alberta are clear.
Bar over bar is Willjill Farms.
The double anchor is Donald Glover.
NO MATTER WHERE YOU ARE – NO MATTER WHAT COUNTRY YOU ARE FROM – THE HORSES DESPERATELY NEED YOUR VOICE!!
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