May 1, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States is proud to receive a 2012 Webby People's Voice Award for the video “Undercover at Smithfield.” The video chronicles an HSUS investigation of the largest pork producer, which documented inhumane treatment of pigs and led to a positive commitment by the company to improve its animal welfare practices.
March 12, 2012
Harmful “Ag Gag” Bill Fails in Indiana -- The Humane Society of the United States Praises Legislature
The Humane Society of the United States praised the Indiana legislature for holding fast and refusing to pass S.B.184, a bill aimed at criminalizing whistleblowers who expose animal abuse, unsafe working conditions, environmental destruction and other illegal and unethical activities on farms.
December 29, 2011
In 2011, The HSUS joined the United Egg Producers to press for legislation phasing out the egg production using barren battery cages. We summarize this effort and our progress for farm animals in other areas.
June 30, 2010
Landmark Ohio Animal Welfare Agreement Reached Among HSUS, Ohioans for Humane Farms, Gov. Strickland, and Leading Livestock Organizations
A deal struck among The HSUS, Ohioans for Humane Farms, Ohio agriculture leaders and Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland will lead to major animal welfare improvements in Ohio on a raft of issues.
March 22, 2010
Subway begins phasing in cage-free eggs.
December 16, 2009
The HSUS celebrates the top 12 state legislative achievements in animal protection in 2009.
December 15, 2009
Thanks to the help of our dedicated advocates and the support of state legislators, 2009 was another historic year for animals in state lawmaking.
December 14, 2009
IHOP agreed to begin testing the use of cage-free eggs
November 5, 2009
Boston-based ABP Corporation — which operates the Au Bon Pain restaurant chain — announced a cage-free egg policy for its Massachusetts locations.
October 12, 2009
The Michigan Humane Society, The HSUS and Farm Sanctuary applaud a compromise bill to improve the treatment of farm animals in Michigan. Gov. Granholm signed the landmark bill to require that certain farm animals have enough room to stand up, lie down, turn around and extend their limbs, rather than being confined in tiny cages.