Vegetarians International Voice for Animals

Journey to Death

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Journey to Death: The Live Export of Horses for Meat from Poland

The Italian taste for horse, foal and donkey meat has encouraged a world-wide trade in both the living bodies and the frozen flesh of these animals. Meat is imported into Italy frozen from Argentina, USA and Australia, amongst other countries. Animals are exported live from Eastern and Western Europe to satisfy the demand for ‘fresh’ meat.