Cavel's opening delayed again
DeKALB - Tentatively slated to open as early as late last year, a controversial horse-slaughtering plant on DeKalb's south side may not be open for another two months.
"We don't have a specific date," James Tucker, project manager for Cavel International, said this morning. "We're thinking it will be a few weeks."
Tucker said the company is waiting for delivery of equipment it needs to open the plant, a process that could take as long as two months. He continues to maintain that legislative efforts at the state and federal level to ban what his company does are not responsible for the plant's failure so far to open.
Cavel, 108 Harvestore Drive, slaughters horses and ships their meat overseas, where it is considered a delicacy by some. The p