March 6, 2013
The Humane Society of the United States is praising Los Angeles Unified School District—the nation’s second largest school district, serving more than 650,000 meals daily—for joining 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.
February 12, 2013
December 18, 2012
Running and vegetables inspires author-athlete Scott Jurek to new heights
December 4, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States praises Wyoming, Mich.-based Metro Health Hospital for becoming the latest hospital to join the international Meatless Monday movement.
November 28, 2012
HSI and His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama Call for Kindness to Animals, Marking the Launch of New Affiliate Organization in India
Humane Society International announced the official launch of its office in India at an event in Mumbai featuring His Holiness the Dalai Lama, who spoke movingly about compassion for animals and the responsibility that all of us have to act with intentionality in protecting them from human-caused cruelty.
October 24, 2012
Makers of “Chicken Run” and The Humane Society of the United States Release “A Pig’s Tail” on Food Day
The Humane Society of the United States has teamed up with the Academy Award-winning film company Aardman Animations to produce a four-minute animated children’s film exposing problems with factory farming from the perspective of a piglet named Ginger. The film’s release coincides with Food Day, a national movement for healthy, sustainable food.
October 19, 2012
Nebraskan farmer advances farm animal welfare by creating state council to advise The HSUS.
September 19, 2012
The HSUS is praising Fontana Unified School District in San Bernardino County, Calif. for becoming the latest school district to join the international Meatless Monday movement.
September 12, 2012
The HSUS Agriculture Council for Colorado Offers Support for Local Ranchers in the Face of Devastating Drought
In response to disastrous drought conditions and in an effort to build a healthy and sustainable local economy, The HSUS Agriculture Council for Colorado announced a series of seminars to connect humane-minded consumers with local producers who practice good stewardship of their animals and land.
September 3, 2012
This fall, students will see vast improvements on their school lunch menus as a result of the recent changes to the National School Lunch Program guidelines. Schools everywhere are adding more fresh fruits and vegetables to their menus, and many are going further by participating in Meatless Monday.