UPDATE: Missouri company seeks horses slaughter permit

Monday, July 8, 2013 | 10:20 a.m. CDT; updated 4:06 p.m. CDT, Monday, July 8, 2013

SPRINGFIELD — The owner of a Missouri company seeking to open a horse slaughter facility said he has been working with federal food safety officials to modify equipment at their processing site so the facility can "humanely handle horses."