June 4, 2014
The city of San Jose issued a proclamation naming Mondays to be “Meatless Monday” to protect animals and support the health and environmental benefits of taking a holiday from meat at least one day a week.
May 19, 2014
Actress Daniella Monet will visit students at Gregory Lincoln Education Center on Monday to kick off Houston Independent School District’s healthier eating campaign, “Lean and Green Day.”
April 29, 2014
Einstein Noah Restaurant Group Requests Animal Welfare Reports from Pork Suppliers Amid Growing Concerns
Denver-area based Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, a quick-casual restaurant leader operating 860 restaurants primarily under the Einstein Bros.® Bagels, Noah's New York Bagels® and Manhattan Bagel® brands, announced that it will require quarterly reports from its pork suppliers detailing their progress eliminating gestation crates — cages used to confine breeding pigs that are so restrictive, the animals can’t even turn around for years on end.
April 1, 2013
The Humane Society of the United States Praises Geisinger Health System for Joining the Meatless Monday Movement
The Humane Society of the United States is praising Geisinger Health System in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., for becoming the latest hospital to join the international Meatless Monday movement.
March 27, 2013
The Humane Society of the United States Praises UNC Charlotte for Joining the Meatless Monday Movement
The Humane Society of the United States is praising The University of North Carolina at Charlotte for joining the ever-growing, international Meatless Monday movement.
March 14, 2013
Humane Groups Commend Rep. Slaughter for Reintroduction of Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act
The Humane Society of the United States, the nation’s largest animal protection organization, and the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association, a national veterinary organization with a focus on animal health and welfare, join in praising Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-N.Y., for reintroducing the Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act.
March 6, 2013
The Humane Society of the United States is praising Los Angeles Unified School District—the nation’s second largest school district, serving more than 650,000 meals daily—for joining the international Meatless Monday movement by offering exclusively meat-free meals in its K-12 cafeterias every Monday, and by educating students about the health benefits of eating more plant-based foods.
February 12, 2013
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.
October 24, 2012
Makers of “Chicken Run” and The Humane Society of the United States Release “A Pig’s Tail” on Food Day
The Humane Society of the United States has teamed up with the Academy Award-winning film company Aardman Animations to produce a four-minute animated children’s film exposing problems with factory farming from the perspective of a piglet named Ginger. The film’s release coincides with Food Day, a national movement for healthy, sustainable food.
September 19, 2012
The HSUS is praising Fontana Unified School District in San Bernardino County, Calif. for becoming the latest school district to join the international Meatless Monday movement.
September 12, 2012
The HSUS Agriculture Council for Colorado Offers Support for Local Ranchers in the Face of Devastating Drought
In response to disastrous drought conditions and in an effort to build a healthy and sustainable local economy, The HSUS Agriculture Council for Colorado announced a series of seminars to connect humane-minded consumers with local producers who practice good stewardship of their animals and land.
June 14, 2012
Humane Society International Promotes “Meatless Monday” at United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development
As evidence mounts about the need for greater environmental protections, it is clear that one of the most significant causes of global environmental harm is the production of more than 67 billion land animals for food each year. As preparatory meetings for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, or Rio+20, begin this week in Rio de Janeiro, HSI is attending to promote “Meatless Monday.”
March 21, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States awards the 2011 ACE Documentary Film Grant to "Cages of Shame," about bears held captive on bile farms in China.
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.
October 3, 2011
The HSUS asked the Supreme Court to reject a meat industry lawsuit seeking to overturn a California law that prohibits slaughterhouses, stockyards, auctions or dealers from buying, selling or receiving animals too disabled to walk and prohibits slaughterhouses from killing or processing these “downed” animals.
August 17, 2011
The HSUS submitted a shareholder resolution asking Hormel Foods to disclose how many breeding pigs are confined in gestation crates for its products, and any progress the company has made moving toward more humane housing methods.
May 31, 2011
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March 21, 2011
The HSUS proudly announces that Christianity Today is the winner of the first Genesis Outstanding Written Word Award dedicated to journalistic excellence on animal protection issues in faith-based publications. The award was given during the 25th Anniversary Genesis Awards weekend celebration.
March 3, 2011
Wayne Pacelle discusses our kinship with animals in his new book, "The Bond."