January 7, 2013
One hundred New Jersey veterinarians have joined the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association in calling for an end to the use of controversial gestation crates—small, metal cages used to confine breeding pigs.
December 24, 2012
Nine Charged with Animal Cruelty at Wyoming Pig Farm following The Humane Society of the United States’ Undercover Investigation
The HSUS applauds the Wyoming Livestock Board and the Platte County Attorney's Office for charging nine employees, including two managers, at Wheatland, Wyo.-based Wyoming Premium Farms with cruelty to animals following an HSUS undercover investigation.
December 20, 2012
The HSUS applauds Atlanta-based Arby’s for its new policy to eliminate controversial gestation crates from its pork supply chain.
December 19, 2012
What do you know about pigs? They are often thought of as dirty animals. Not true! Pigs are actually very clean and intelligent—probably even smarter than dogs! Read more from the Dec. 2012/Jan. 2013 issue of Kind News, our magazine for kids.
December 18, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States applauds Denver-area based Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, a leader in the quick-casual segment of the restaurant industry, for its plans to eliminate controversial gestation crates.
December 14, 2012
Pedestrians and motorists in the nation’s capital and the capital of the largest pork producing state are now seeing municipal buses almost fully wrapped with actual images of the inhumane confinement conditions that breeding pigs endure inside factory farms – a practice that is typically hidden from public view by the pork industry.
December 12, 2012
Award-winning TV journalist Jane Velez-Mitchell tackles the toughest issues in animal welfare
December 7, 2012
New Poll Shows New Hampshire Voters Overwhelmingly Support Bill to Protect Farm Animals by 7-to-1 Margin
A new statewide survey conducted by Mason-Dixon Polling & Research reveals New Hampshire voters overwhelmingly support legislation to require breeding pigs and veal calves on factory farms have sufficient space to turn around freely, lie down, stand up and fully extend their limbs.
December 5, 2012
Royal Caribbean to Eliminate Controversial Pig Cages from Pork Supply Chain as Latest Corporate Responsibility Move
The Humane Society of the United States applauds Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., the world’s second-largest cruise operator, for its announcement that it will eliminate controversial gestation crates—cages used to confine breeding pigs—from its pork supply chain, becoming the latest in a growing list of major food companies to address this issue.
December 4, 2012
Chairwoman Mary Hughes Hynes of the Arlington County Board issued a proclamation commending the Animal Welfare League of Arlington, The Humane Society of the United States, and Arlington residents for working together to improve the treatment of animals, including farm animals in the food industry.