March 28, 2014
The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has rejected a lawsuit challenging new federal rules requiring meat producers to disclose the national origins of meat products.
March 6, 2014
Get a snapshot of The HSUS's advancements for farm animals over the last decade.
July 25, 2013
Thanks to evidence provided by The Humane Society of the United States, Jarrod Barney Juarez was convicted of one count of animal cruelty following a trial this week for abusing a piglet at a factory farm that was, at the time of the investigation, supplying pigs to Tyson Foods.
May 16, 2013
The U.S. House Committee on Agriculture, in taking up the Farm Bill yesterday, approved an amendment to crackdown on spectators at animal fighting ventures, but also approved a destructive, constitutionally questionable amendment to strip states of their right to protect farm animals and other animals from exploitation and abuse.
May 13, 2013
Gov. Bill Haslam vetoed the anti-whistleblower “ag-gag” bill, SB 1248/HB 1191, after hearing from thousands of Tennesseans urging the veto and a report deeming the bill constitutionally suspect by the Tennessee Attorney General.
May 1, 2013
A video from an undercover investigation of a pig factory farm earned both a 2013 Webby People's Voice Award and a Webby Winner Award.
April 27, 2013
The Indiana legislature refused to pass S.B.373, a bill aimed at criminalizing whistleblowers who expose animal abuse, unsafe working conditions, environmental destruction and other illegal and unethical activities on industrial operations.
April 19, 2013
The Arkansas State Legislature passed a number of animal protection bills that were signed into law by Gov. Mike Beebe this legislative session, receiving praise from The Humane Society of the United States.
March 19, 2013
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has granted The Humane Society of the United States’ 2009 legal petition requesting that the agency halt the inhumane practice of slaughtering downer veal calves too sick, weak or tired to even stand up.
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.