November 9, 2010
The lucky turkeys at Black Beauty Ranch are examples of a growing awareness of humane eating during the holidays.
September 14, 2010
The Humane Society of the United States Becomes Seaboard Corporation Shareholder Following Company’s Butterball Buyout
The Humane Society of the U.S. has purchased stock in Seaboard to encourage Butterball to switch to a more humane slaughter method.
June 4, 2010
Vermont's attorney general has charged two former slaughter plant operators with felony and misdemeanor criminal animal cruelty in connection to The HSUS’ investigation of a dairy calf slaughter plant.
April 1, 2010
New Canadian video footage confirms the abuses inherent in the slaughter of horses for human consumption, and illustrates the need for Congress to bar the export of horses to slaughter plants across the border.
March 24, 2010
HSUS Statement on USDA’s Decision to Settle its Administrative Complaint Against Bushway Slaughter Plant
HSUS CEO Wayne Pacelle responded to the USDA's decision to allow Bushway Packing to re-open under a new name.
March 8, 2010
Ohioans join the fight against factory farming's chokehold
March 5, 2010
A public health veterinarian testified before a House subcommittee that the USDA retaliated against him for trying to enforce humane handling and food safety controls at slaughter plants.
March 4, 2010
Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of The HSUS, testifies before a U.S. House subcommittee in the latest of a series of Congressional hearings on USDA's enforcement of the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act.
February 1, 2010
The Bushway Packing plant is closed, but criminal charges have yet to be filed.
December 22, 2009
The HSUS submitted a shareholder resolution Tuesday asking Smithfield, Va.-based Smithfield Foods, which owns a 49 percent stake in Butterball, to urge the national turkey company to switch to a better slaughter method called controlled-atmosphere killing.