March 25, 2009
In a 7-3 vote last night, the Pittsfield, Mass., City Council passed a modest but important ordinance to protect farm animals — that will prevent factory farms from confining animals in cages so small, they can barely move. The common-sense ordinance simply requires that calves raised for veal, egg-laying hens and breeding pigs have enough room to stand up, lie down, turn around, and extend their limbs.
March 19, 2009
Brock University in Ontario has become the 12th post-secondary institution in Canada to adopt a cage-free egg policy.
February 24, 2009
Two more San Francisco restaurants have pledged to stop using eggs from battery-caged hens.
January 12, 2009
Port Colborne, Ontario passed an important resolution to help farm animals by mandating that all city facilities stop using eggs from battery cage hens.
January 8, 2009
A bevy of restaurants in San Francisco is hopping aboard the cage-free egg bandwagon.
November 5, 2008
Yesterday, Californians voted YES! on Prop 2 -- securing the single most important piece of legislation for farm animals in U.S. history.
November 8, 2005
After more than four months of debate over battery cages and corporate policies, Trader Joe's consented to purchase only cage-free eggs for the company's own brand of eggs