August 16, 2016
Consumers today want to see humane treatment for animals in all spheres—including food, fashion, and entertainment. Through its work with corporate leaders in various industries, The HSUS is making sure that people know what they’re getting when they buy a ticket, a coat, or an egg—and helping the animals who are part of the system get a better deal.
March 29, 2016
SUPERVALU—One of Nation’s Largest Grocery Chains—Commits to 100 Percent Cage-Free Future for Egg Supply
SUPERVALU, one of the country’s largest supermarket chains, has announced it will ensure 100 percent of the eggs it sells nationwide come from cage-free chickens by 2025, marking the latest commitment from a top grocer to end the cruel practice of confining hens in cages so tightly, they can’t even spread their wings.
March 2, 2016
Kroger, the country’s largest supermarket chain, has announced it will ensure 100 percent of the eggs it sells nationwide come from cage-free chickens by 2025.
September 9, 2015
The HSUS Heralds McDonald’s Announcement on Switching to 100% Cage-Free Eggs, Calls it a Watershed Moment for Animal Welfare
McDonald’s announced plans to eliminate the currently-standard practice of confining egg-laying hens in cages from its supply chain by switching to 100 percent cage-free eggs for its U.S. and Canadian operations.
April 6, 2015
Hilton Worldwide announced today that it will begin to eliminate the use of cages for egg-laying chickens and gestation crates for breeding pigs in its global food supply chain.
March 30, 2015
February 4, 2015
Court of Appeals Upholds Constitutionality of California Ballot Measure Preventing Extreme Confinement of Farm Animals
The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued an opinion today, upholding the constitutionality of Proposition 2, the California ballot measure banning the inhumane confinement of egg-laying hens, breeding pigs and veal calves in cages so small the animals cannot stretch their limbs, lie down or turn around.
January 5, 2015
House of Cards’ Kate Mara, Twilight’s Nikki Reed, The Vampire Diaries’ Ian Somerhalder and Moby joined The Humane Society of the United States at a press conference to celebrate the implementation of California’s Proposition 2 and to call on retailers to use only cage-free animal products.
October 3, 2014
A federal judge delivered a blow Thursday to Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster and the agribusiness groups he’s aligned with.
August 18, 2014
The Minnesota Court of Appeals today sided with The Humane Society of the United States and neighbors of a massive new gestation crate pig factory, who challenged the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources decision to allow the facility to take up to eight million gallons of groundwater per year.