February 7, 2011
In response to a legal petition filed by The HSUS, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has tentatively approved new rules to protect downed veal calves – those unable even to stand – from slaughter abuse.
December 22, 2010
The Humane Society of the United States Commends USDA Plans to Improve Humane Handling at Slaughter Plants
USDA moves forward on several measures intended to improve oversight of the federal Humane Methods of Slaughter Act.
December 15, 2010
An undercover HSUS investigation documented inhumane treatment of female breeding pigs and piglets at a Virginia factory farm owned by a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods, the world’s largest pork producer.
November 29, 2010
The Humane Society of the United States announced the filing of a class action lawsuit against the nation’s third-largest poultry producer, Perdue Farms, over the company’s alleged false advertising of factory farmed chicken products as “humane.”
November 23, 2010
An HSUS investigator documented abuses at the Willmar Poultry Company, which produces 50 percent of the nation's whole turkeys.
November 18, 2010
The HSUS issued a statement in response to the conviction and sentencing of Christopher Gaudette, who pleaded guilty to aggravated animal cruelty for his role in abusing animals while employed at a veal slaughterhouse in Grand Isle, Vt.
November 10, 2010
A profile of Adam Parascandola, director of animal cruelty for HSUS.
November 9, 2010
The HSUS expressed deep sadness on the death of Dr. Dean Wyatt, a dedicated supervisory public health veterinarian for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, who called attention to inhumane practices and food safety concerns.
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.