October 11, 2010
The Humane Society of the United States applauded Virgin America for switching to cage-free eggs.
October 5, 2010
The Valley Hospital has improved food safety and animal welfare by switching to cage-free eggs.
October 4, 2010
Union Hospital has improved food safety and animal welfare by switching to cage-free eggs.
September 30, 2010
The Humane Society of the United States applauded Concord, N.H.-based St. Paul’s School for joining the national movement away from eggs from hens confined in tiny cages that provide each bird less space than a sheet of paper to spend her entire life.
September 28, 2010
Otis Spunkmeyer has joined the national movement away from eggs from caged hens.
September 27, 2010
The Humane Society of the United States to Become Bravo Brio Shareholder in Effort to Curb Cruelty in Company’s Supply Chain
The Humane Society of the U.S. will become a Bravo Brio stockholder to help the company move toward cage-free eggs and gestation crate-free pork.
September 23, 2010
The Humane Society of the United States to Address ConAgra Executives About Animal Cruelty at Company’s Shareholder Meeting
A representative of The Humane Society of the U.S. will ask ConAgra to switch to cage-free eggs.
September 22, 2010
As Congress Addresses Egg Recall, Consumer and Animal Welfare Groups Call on Egg Industry to Phase Out Cages
The National Consumers League and The HSUS call on the egg industry to phase out the cage confinement of laying hens in order to reduce food safety risks and animal cruelty.
September 20, 2010
The Humane Society of the United States Becomes Lance Shareholder to Curb Animal Cruelty in Company’s Supply Chain
The Humane Society of the U.S. has become a stockholder of Lance, Inc. to ensure that the eggs in Lance's products come from cage-free hens.
September 2, 2010
The HSUS mailed letters to managers of Calif. farmers markets requesting that they adopt policies to prohibit the sale of eggs from caged hens.
August 31, 2010
In a letter, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama decries the egg industry’s cruel treatment of hens and urges egg buyers to switch to cage-free eggs.
August 31, 2010
The HSUS applauds San Diego State University for ending its use of cage eggs.
August 30, 2010
Conditions Uncovered by FDA Inspections at Egg Factories Similar to Those Found by Humane Society of the United States at Iowa Egg Operations Earlier This Year
The HSUS reacted to the FDA’s release of inspection reports detailing unsanitary and inhumane conditions at two companies responsible for the egg recall.
August 27, 2010
The Humane Society of the United States has a provocative new ad campaign: one that connects the public health risk of cramming millions of hens into inhumane cages that increase Salmonella risks.
August 19, 2010
The Humane Society of the United States Calls on Iowa’s Egg Industry to Phase Out Cage Confinement of Hens, Strengthen Food Safety
As the number of recalled Iowa eggs jumped, The HSUS called on the state’s egg industry to begin discussions to phase out cages.
August 18, 2010
In Wake of Egg Recall, The Humane Society of the United States Urges Industry to Eliminate Cage Confinement Systems for Laying Hens
A multi-state egg recall this week illustrates the risk to public health of cramming millions of hens in cages so small they can barely move an inch their whole lives.
August 12, 2010
Federal Court Orders Toxic Pollution Case Against Huge California Factory Egg Farm to Proceed to Trial
A federal court in Sacramento has cleared the way for a lawsuit filed by The Humane Society of the United States along with several Lathrop, Calif., residents charging Olivera Egg Ranch, one of California’s largest egg factory farms, for its releases of high levels of the toxic gas ammonia into the community.
August 11, 2010
The world’s first- and second-largest cruise companies have joined the growing movement away from eggs from caged hens.
August 4, 2010
UFood Grill, a chain of fast-casual restaurants, has joined a growing national trend by switching to cage-free eggs.
July 16, 2010
David Kirby's book "Animal Factory" details many of the health and environmental risks of concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs), risks that he learned about firsthand from visiting states where CAFOs are causing problems.