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.
June 22, 2016
It’s time to change our eating habits. That’s the message of At the Fork, director John Papola’s documentary about animal agriculture in America. The premise is deceptively simple: Papola, an omnivore, and his wife and co-writer, Lisa Versaci, a vegetarian, travel across the country to interview farmers, academics, activists and politicians and meet the animals who become our food, providing a nuanced view of this complex issue. What they find is cause for both horror and hope.
May 6, 2016
After making tremendous strides with the establishment of 11 state agriculture advisory councils over the past four years, The Humane Society of the United States announced the formation of its National Agriculture Advisory Council.
April 5, 2016
Walmart, la mayor cadena minorista del mundo y el mayor vendedor de alimentos en los EE. UU., anunció que planea adquirir todos sus huevos de fuentes libres de jaulas. La política quedará plenamente implementada para el año 2025 y se aplicará también en las tiendas de la compañía en Canadá.
March 31, 2016
Ag-gag bills seek to conceal animal cruelty and abuse. Instead of stopping abuse on factory farms, Big Ag would rather make it illegal to expose it!
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 25, 2016
Learn what claims like "certified organic" or "free-range" on meat and dairy labels mean for animal welfare.
March 11, 2016
Agribusiness has introduced anti-whistleblower or “ag-gag” bills in numerous states aimed at making whistleblowing on factory farms essentially impossible.
January 14, 2016
Research papers on farm animal welfare
December 16, 2015
Celebrities from film, television and music---such as Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt, Barbra Streisand and Kaley Cuoco---share their passion for animal advocacy.
December 7, 2015
Dunkin' Donuts, with The Humane Society of the United States, Announces Timeline for Sourcing 100 percent Cage-free Eggs
Dunkin’ Donuts, with The Humane Society of the United States, today announced a commitment to source 100 percent cage-free eggs for eggs used in its U.S. menu by 2025.
December 2, 2015
Citizens for Farm Animal Protection Files 130,000 Signatures for Campaign to Prevent Farm Animal Cruelty Ballot Question
Relying on the strength of more than 1,000 volunteers and no paid signature gathering firm, Citizens for Farm Animal Protection today announced that the coalition has gathered more than 130,000 signatures of Massachusetts voters in support of the proposed 2016 statewide ballot measure that would phase out extreme confinement and lifelong immobilization of animals on factory farms as well as the sale of products produced under those conditions.
October 21, 2015
The Daily Life with Tracey Stewart: Author, Mother and Advocate Shares What She's Learned About How Animals Enrich Our Lives
Tracey Stewart, wife of Jon Stewart, tells us about her new book, Do Unto Animals, and why she and her family are dedicated to helping all animals.
October 7, 2015
American egg factory farms cram most of the country's 280 million egg-laying hens into barren cages so small the birds can’t even spread their wings. The science is clear that these animals endure lives filled with suffering.
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.
August 25, 2015
The HSUS Pacific Northwest Agriculture Advisory Council is made up of responsible farmers, producers and agriculture professionals who support and guide our work to improve conditions for farm animals.
August 19, 2015
Citizens for Farm Animal Protection has announced a new ballot initiative in Massachusetts to curb extreme confinement and lifelong immobilization of animals at industrial-style factory farms.
August 12, 2015
How to Decipher Egg Carton Labels: The Truth Behind “Cage-free,” “Free-range” and Other Common Terms
Ever looked at an egg carton and wondered what "free- range" means as opposed to "cage-free?" Here's what you need to know.
June 30, 2015
A Costco egg supplier has misrepresented the way its eggs are produced according to legal complaints filed by The Humane Society of the United States.
June 23, 2015
A landmark ballot measure called Prop 2 and changing consumer demand inspired California egg farmer Frank Hilliker to go cage-free. Will the rest of the industry follow?