Factory farms cram egg-laying hens into cages so tiny they can't even spread their wings. Breeding pigs and veal calves are stuffed into cramped individual cages barely larger than their bodies. They can’t walk or turn around. But you can help free animals from these cruel cages.
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August 16, 2016
In Mr. Pig, HSI teams with Diego Luna, Danny Glover, Maya Rudolph and a prized pig to tell about factory farming
In Mr. Pig, HSI teams with filmmakers Diego Luna, Augusto Mendoza, Danny Glover and Maya Rudolph to tell the story of a Mexican farmer who must sell his adored pig and the horrors he discovers on factory farms.
August 16, 2016
Consumers today want to see humane treatment for animals in all spheres—including food, fashion, and entertainment. Through its work with corporate leaders in various industries, The HSUS is making sure that people know what they’re getting when they buy a ticket, a coat, or an egg—and helping the animals who are part of the system get a better deal.
June 22, 2016
It’s time to change our eating habits. That’s the message of At the Fork, director John Papola’s documentary about animal agriculture in America. The premise is deceptively simple: Papola, an omnivore, and his wife and co-writer, Lisa Versaci, a vegetarian, travel across the country to interview farmers, academics, activists and politicians and meet the animals who become our food, providing a nuanced view of this complex issue. What they find is cause for both horror and hope.
May 6, 2016
After making tremendous strides with the establishment of 11 state agriculture advisory councils over the past four years, The Humane Society of the United States announced the formation of its National Agriculture Advisory Council.