July 12, 2012
The HSUS and the Humane Society Legislative Fund applaud Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass., and other members of the House Agriculture Committee who voted in favor of his amendment to the Farm Bill last night to bar attending or bringing a child to a dogfight or cockfight.
July 9, 2012
Fresh Enterprises, LLC, owner of the Baja Fresh, La Salsa Mexican Grill and Canyon’s Burger restaurant concepts, announced that it supports industry efforts to move away from gestation crates, and is committed to purchasing pork only from suppliers with documented plans to end their use of gestation crates.
July 6, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States applauds Kraft Foods’ announcement to eliminate gestation crates from Oscar Mayer’s pork supply chain by 2022.
July 5, 2012
CKE Restaurants, owner of the Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s restaurant chains, announced today that it will work to ensure that its pork supply system is free of controversial gestation crates.
June 21, 2012
Rhode Island Enacts Legislation to Prohibit Extreme Confinement Crates for Pigs and Calves and the Routine Docking of Cows’ Tails
The Humane Society of the United States applauds Rhode Island lawmakers for enacting S.2191/H.7180, legislation that prohibits the extreme confinement of breeding pigs and veal calves in crates so small, they prevent the animals from even turning around for nearly their entire lives, and S.2192, legislation that prohibits the unnecessary and cruel practice of cattle tail docking.
June 18, 2012
Sonic Corp., the nation's largest chain of drive-in restaurants, announced plans to phase in a pork supply chain free of gestation crates—controversial cages used to confine breeding pigs that have come under fire in recent years due to animal welfare concerns.
June 14, 2012
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc., announced today that it will begin formulating plans that provide for a pork supply system within Cracker Barrel that is free of gestation crates.
June 5, 2012
Animal Welfare Organizations Praise Ohio Governor Kasich for Signing Dangerous Wild Animal Act into Law
The Humane Society of the United States, Born Free USA and the ASPCA® issued statements in response to Ohio Gov. John Kasich enacting the Dangerous Wild Animal Act into law.
June 4, 2012
The HSUS applauds Kroger for calling on its pork suppliers to accelerate the elimination of gestation crate pig confinement.
May 21, 2012
Scientists from Humane Society International, The Humane Society of the United States and other animal welfare groups are pleased that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced that it will reduce animal testing requirements for pesticides.