June 20, 2016
The Humane Society of the United States commends the New York Legislature for passing S.7345 / A.10170, which extends a four-year moratorium prohibiting the licensing of any new live animal slaughter markets within 1,500 feet of a residential dwelling in New York City.
September 18, 2015
The Humane Society of the United States is opposing the recently released U.S. Department of Agriculture policy for controlling avian influenza on commercial poultry production operations, which allows for the use of “Ventilation Shut Down.”
April 22, 2015
House of Cards star Kate Mara talks about her recent PSA on factory farming and the benefits of reducing meat consumption.
February 9, 2015
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January 5, 2015
An undercover exposé at a “spent” egg-laying hen slaughter plant in Butterfield, Minn. revealed inhumane treatment of animals and potentially illegal cruelty.
December 17, 2014
The Tale of an Unprejudiced Heart: An Interview with James Cromwell on the Twentieth Anniversary of the Movie "Babe"
It was 20 years ago when a heartwarming Australian movie about a sociable pig named Babe captivated audiences in theaters across America. In this interview, award-winning actor James Cromwell talks about animal issues and the ways Babe changed his life.
February 7, 2014
In the wake of an investigation that exposed animal cruelty at an Idaho dairy factory farm, the dairy industry is pushing lawmakers to pass a bill aimed at criminalizing whistleblowers. To counter this, the HSUS is launching statewide a TV advertisement calling out the dairy industry and its backers for trying to keep the public in the dark.
January 27, 2014
The U.S. Department of Agriculture reacted strongly to a complaint filed by The Humane Society of the United States, ordering Catelli Bros. of Shrewsbury, N.J. to suspend its operations for egregious inhumane handling of calves in violation of federal law.
November 27, 2013
A final settlement has been reached with the remaining defendants in a major False Claims Act lawsuit filed by The HSUS against the owners and investors responsible for the 2008 downed animal abuse scandal in Chino, Calif.
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.”