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.
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 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.
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?
June 22, 2015
Ryan Gosling sent a letter to the chief executive officer of Costco Wholesale Corporation urging the supermarket leader to eliminate the cage confinement of chickens from the company’s egg supply chain.
June 15, 2015
Following Exposé, Costco Presented with Shareholder Proposal Urging Disclosure on Risks Related to Animal Mistreatment in Company’s Supply Chain
The Humane Society of the United States, a Costco stockholder, has filed a shareholder proposal urging the company to disclose what financial risks might endanger investors as a result of animal mistreatment in its grocery supply chain.
June 9, 2015
Newly-released undercover footage shows inhumane treatment of animals and food safety concerns at a facility supplying eggs to Costco, the nation’s second-largest grocery retailer.
April 22, 2015
House of Cards star Kate Mara talks about her recent PSA on factory farming and the benefits of reducing meat consumption.
April 6, 2015
Hilton Worldwide announced today that it will begin to eliminate the use of cages for egg-laying chickens and gestation crates for breeding pigs in its global food supply chain.
March 30, 2015
March 23, 2015
Food service company TrustHouse Services Group announced that after working with The Humane Society of the United States, it’s switching all one million pounds of its annual liquid egg usage (equaling approximately 10 million eggs) to cage-free by 2020.
February 9, 2015
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February 4, 2015
Court of Appeals Upholds Constitutionality of California Ballot Measure Preventing Extreme Confinement of Farm Animals
The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued an opinion today, upholding the constitutionality of Proposition 2, the California ballot measure banning the inhumane confinement of egg-laying hens, breeding pigs and veal calves in cages so small the animals cannot stretch their limbs, lie down or turn around.
January 5, 2015
House of Cards’ Kate Mara, Twilight’s Nikki Reed, The Vampire Diaries’ Ian Somerhalder and Moby joined The Humane Society of the United States at a press conference to celebrate the implementation of California’s Proposition 2 and to call on retailers to use only cage-free animal products.
December 23, 2014
In the Wake of Proposition 2 and AB1437 Implementation, Starbucks Announces Breakthrough Animal Welfare Policy
With California’s Prop 2 and AB1437 coming into effect on January 1st, Starbucks announced that it will eliminate the sale of eggs that come from caged hens throughout its supply chain and will switch exclusively to cage-free eggs, including for its pastries.
December 17, 2014
HSUS Food Forward program helps schools, hospitals and health organizations incorporate plant-based dishes.