October 31, 2013
A coalition of advocates for family farmers, farm workers and animal welfare has joined with independent producers to defend the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s country-of-origin labeling regulations by filing an amicus curiae brief in support of the law. The regulations tell consumers the national origin of meat, seafood and other agricultural products for sale.
October 24, 2013
The Humane Society of the United States announced the filing of a second class action lawsuit against the nation's fourth-largest poultry producer, Perdue Farms, Inc. over the company's alleged false advertising of factory farmed chicken products as “humane.”
October 23, 2013
Whether avoiding companies that harm animals or investing in ones that help them, sustainable and responsible investing means you can watch your money grow and do right by animals.
October 18, 2013
The Raleigh Transit Authority and The Humane Society of the United States have settled a lawsuit filed in August challenging the Transit Authority’s refusal to run advertisements that show pigs suffering in extreme confinement, a common pork industry practice.
October 4, 2013
Buffalo Public School District has joined the international Meatless Monday movement by offering exclusively meat-free meals in its K-12 cafeterias every Monday and by educating students about the health benefits of eating more plant-based foods.
September 26, 2013
New Jersey native Martha Stewart has written to members of the New Jersey legislature on behalf of breeding pigs.
September 17, 2013
New Jersey-based and national animal welfare organizations have joined together to urge state legislators to reaffirm their support for a statewide ban on the extreme confinement of breeding pigs in gestation crates—cages roughly the size of pigs’ bodies that are so small, the animals can’t even turn around.
August 19, 2013
Hampton Creek's plant-based egg substitute could benefit millions of hens
August 16, 2013
The Humane Society of the United States filed a federal lawsuit today against the Raleigh Transit Authority for refusing to run advertisements that show pigs suffering in extreme confinement on factory farms.
August 13, 2013
States’ bans on inhumane factory farming practices and many other state laws and rules regulating agriculture are at risk of annulment unless Congress rejects a highly destructive provision adopted by the U.S. House of Representatives in its version of the pending Farm Bill.