August 30, 2012
Harris Teeter Strengthens Animal Welfare Commitments, Will Eliminate Controversial Pig Cages from Pork Supply Chain
Harris Teeter Supermarkets has announced new commitments to improve animal welfare in its supply chain, including the elimination of gestation crates from its pork supply.
August 24, 2012
A group of farmers and ranchers who are members of the Nebraska Agriculture Council of The HSUS today sent a letter to Gov. Dave Heineman challenging his repeated claims about agriculture and The HSUS.
August 21, 2012
ARAMARK Partners with The Humane Society of the United States in Movement to Eliminate Gestation Crates
ARAMARK, a world leader in professional services, today announced it plans to eliminate all pork from animals bred using gestation crates in ARAMARK’s U.S. supply chain by 2017.
August 17, 2012
La HSUS elogió al Departamento de Agricultura de EE.UU. y la Oficina de la Fiscalía Federal del Distrito Sur de la Florida para el Distrito Sur en la Florida, por investigar y presentar cargos criminales contra los propietarios de la empresa porcina del Sur de la Florida, Finca El Novillo, por presuntas infracciones a la Ley de Métodos Humanitarios de Sacrificio Animal y la Ley Federal de Inspección de la Carne.
August 16, 2012
Following Poor Earnings Reports, Shareholders Request Disclosure from Tyson Foods on How it Will Address Animal Cruelty Concerns
The HSUS has submitted a shareholder resolution requesting that Springdale, Ark.-based Tyson Foods—which recently reported a 61 percent drop in quarterly profits—disclose to shareholders how it plans to meet the growing demand for pork produced without the use of gestation crates.
August 14, 2012
Indiana’s Egg Farmers and The HSUS Call on Indiana’s Congressional Delegation to Support Egg Industry Reform Bill
The HSUS, the United Egg Producers, and representatives from all of Indiana’s major egg farms gathered at the Indiana State Fair to call on Indiana’s members of Congress to join Reps. Dan Burton, R-Ind. and Andre Carson, D-Ind. in supporting the Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments of 2012 (S. 3239/H.R. 3798).
July 26, 2012
Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of The HSUS, released the following statement in response to the hearing conducted today on S. 3239, the Egg Products Inspection Act of Amendments of 2012, by the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry.
July 23, 2012
Sysco, North America’s largest foodservice distributor, has become the latest food industry giant to improve animal welfare within its supply chain by committing to eliminate pig gestation crates from its pork supply chain, garnering praise from The HSUS.
July 23, 2012
Sysco, la mayor distribuidora de alimentos de Norteamérica, se ha convertido en la más reciente empresa alimenticia en mejorar el bienestar animal dentro de su cadena de suministro al comprometerse a eliminar las jaulas de gestación de su cadena de suministro de carne porcina, recibiendo elogios de The Humane Society of the United States.
July 19, 2012
TrustHouse Services Group, one of the country’s largest food service providers, will improve animal welfare by eliminating pig gestation crates from its pork supply chain, garnering praise from The HSUS.