December 9, 2014
Nation’s Most Comprehensive Farm Animal Protection Laws Take Effect in January – Protecting Hens, Pigs and Veal Calves
With the six-year phase-in period coming to a close since California voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition 2 to prevent extreme confinement of farm animals, The Humane Society of the United States is urging California’s leading supermarkets to stock eggs exclusively from hens in cage-free environments starting in January.
October 24, 2014
Actress Alicia Silverstone discusses her new book, The Kind Mama, and why she advocates against factory farming and other forms of animal cruelty.
October 13, 2014
Perdue Farms, Inc. and The HSUS are pleased to announce the settlement of two federal cases in New Jersey and Florida concerning Perdue’s “humanely raised” claim on its Harvestland chicken labels.
October 3, 2014
A federal judge delivered a blow Thursday to Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster and the agribusiness groups he’s aligned with.
August 18, 2014
The Minnesota Court of Appeals today sided with The Humane Society of the United States and neighbors of a massive new gestation crate pig factory, who challenged the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources decision to allow the facility to take up to eight million gallons of groundwater per year.
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.
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.