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.
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
The world's most intensively farmed animal, chickens have long been underrated for their smarts. What you don't know about this incredible species may surprise you.
March 27, 2014
An attempt by six states to overturn a California law that requires more humane treatment of egg-laying hens and higher food safety standards will face legal opposition from The Humane Society of the United States.
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 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.
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.