June 25, 2014
Safeway received the Henry Spira Humane Corporate Progress Award from The Humane Society of the United States. The grocery chain – the second largest in the country – earned the award for its work in 2013 to end the extreme confinement of pigs in its supply chain.
June 10, 2014
The Humane Society of the United States is joining forces with Missouri’s Food for America and other family farmers and concerned citizens in urging Missouri voters to oppose Constitutional Amendment 1, misleadingly named the “Right to Farm” measure.
June 9, 2014
El gigante de la agricultura, anunció que eliminará el uso de las jaulas de gestación en las instalaciones propiedad de la empresa para el año 2015 y en las de sus contratistas para el 2017
June 8, 2014
As reported by The Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Minnesota-based agricultural giant Cargill announced that it will end the use of gestation crates on its company-owned pig facilities by 2015 and its contractors’ facilities by 2017.
June 4, 2014
The city of San Jose issued a proclamation naming Mondays to be “Meatless Monday” to protect animals and support the health and environmental benefits of taking a holiday from meat at least one day a week.
May 19, 2014
Actress Daniella Monet will visit students at Gregory Lincoln Education Center on Monday to kick off Houston Independent School District’s healthier eating campaign, “Lean and Green Day.”
May 6, 2014
Vampire Diaries star urges Seaboard Foods to end use of gestation crates for pregnant pigs.
April 29, 2014
Einstein Noah Restaurant Group Requests Animal Welfare Reports from Pork Suppliers Amid Growing Concerns
Denver-area based Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, a quick-casual restaurant leader operating 860 restaurants primarily under the Einstein Bros.® Bagels, Noah's New York Bagels® and Manhattan Bagel® brands, announced that it will require quarterly reports from its pork suppliers detailing their progress eliminating gestation crates — cages used to confine breeding pigs that are so restrictive, the animals can’t even turn around for years on end.
April 22, 2014
DineEquity, Inc., empresa propietaria de los restaurantes iconos IHOP® y Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar®, anunció que va a solicitar a sus abastecedores de carne de cerdo que presenten un reporte anual sobre su progreso en la producción de esta carne sin el uso de las jaulas de gestación.
April 21, 2014
DineEquity, Inc., owner of restaurant icons IHOP® restaurants and Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar®, announced it will request its pork suppliers to produce annual reports regarding their progress toward providing pork produced without the use of gestation crates. These cages, which are used to confine breeding pigs, are so restrictive, the animals cannot even turn around.
March 24, 2014
Denny’s announced that it will require reports from its pork suppliers regarding their progress in producing pork without the use of gestation crates. gestation crates.
March 18, 2014
With the close of Indiana’s legislation session, animal advocates celebrate the defeat of two bills that would have been harmful to animals:
March 14, 2014
SUPERVALU anunció que va a requerir que sus abastecedores de carne de cerdo reporten sobre su progreso en la producción de esta carne sin el uso de las jaulas de gestación.
March 13, 2014
George L. Beck, Jr., U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama, and the Humane Society of the United States are raising public awareness of the newly enacted federal animal fighting law that makes it a felony to knowingly bring a child under the age of 16 to an animal fight and a misdemeanor to knowingly attend an animal fight.
March 12, 2014
A Massachusetts bill to prohibit certain extreme confinement farming practices has overwhelming support from voters, a new statewide survey conducted by Mason-Dixon Polling & Research reveals.
March 11, 2014
SUPERVALU, one of the nation’s largest grocery companies—with 3,400 locations including the Farm Fresh, Shop ‘n Save, Cub Foods and Save-A-Lot banners—announced that it will require reports from its pork suppliers regarding their progress in producing pork without the use of gestation crates.
March 6, 2014
Several States Undermining Animal Welfare, Wasting Taxpayer Dollars, and Opposing States’ Rights by Joining in on Laying Hen Case
The decision by five states to join a lawsuit attacking a California animal welfare and food safety law may have far-reaching implications for a raft of state laws that protect agriculture and consumers.
March 5, 2014
Polls show that Arizonans overwhelmingly oppose the proposal being considered by the Arizona legislature to reduce the state’s anti-cruelty protections for farm animals.
February 20, 2014
Undercover Exposé: Animals Locked in Cramped Cages, Piglets Fed to their Mothers at Kentucky Pig Factory
Sows confined in cramped cages known as gestation crates were fed ground up intestines from piglets who had recently succumbed to a highly contagious diarrheal disease, an undercover exposé of Iron Maiden Hog Farm in Owensboro, Kentucky revealed.
February 12, 2014
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has fined Illinois-based pork producer The Maschhoffs $10,000 for a spill of animal waste from one of its sow confinement operations in southeast Iowa.
February 11, 2014
Owner of Food Lion, Hannaford and Bottom Dollar Grocery Chains Asks for Animal Welfare Reports from Pork Suppliers Amid Growing Concerns
The country’s ninth-largest grocer, Delhaize America, announced that it will require its pork suppliers to produce reports regarding their progress in eliminating from their pork supply chains the use of gestation crates—cages used to house breeding pigs that are so restrictive, the animals can’t even turn around.
February 3, 2014
Wendy’s announced that it will require its suppliers to produce quarterly reports regarding their ability to provide pork produced without the use of gestation crates.
January 27, 2014
The Farm Bill conference report released today by the House-Senate conference committee includes two major wins on animal welfare issues, and was applauded by The HSUS and the Humane Society Legislative Fund.
January 13, 2014
The Cheesecake Factory, which serves more than 80 million customers a year, announced that it has begun eliminating gestation crates from its pork supply.
December 19, 2013
Safeway Announces Progress in Eliminating Controversial Pig Cages from Supply Chain, Directs Suppliers to Provide Plans for Meeting Demand
Safeway, Inc. announced that it has begun eliminating gestation crates from its pork supply.