November 9, 2010
The HSUS expressed deep sadness on the death of Dr. Dean Wyatt, a dedicated supervisory public health veterinarian for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, who called attention to inhumane practices and food safety concerns.
June 4, 2010
Vermont's attorney general has charged two former slaughter plant operators with felony and misdemeanor criminal animal cruelty in connection to The HSUS’ investigation of a dairy calf slaughter plant.
March 24, 2010
HSUS Statement on USDA’s Decision to Settle its Administrative Complaint Against Bushway Slaughter Plant
HSUS CEO Wayne Pacelle responded to the USDA's decision to allow Bushway Packing to re-open under a new name.
March 8, 2010
Ohioans join the fight against factory farming's chokehold
March 5, 2010
A public health veterinarian testified before a House subcommittee that the USDA retaliated against him for trying to enforce humane handling and food safety controls at slaughter plants.
March 4, 2010
Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of The HSUS, testifies before a U.S. House subcommittee in the latest of a series of Congressional hearings on USDA's enforcement of the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act.
February 1, 2010
The Bushway Packing plant is closed, but criminal charges have yet to be filed.
November 9, 2009
Novelist Jonathan Safran Foer has written a non-fiction book about factory farming called Eating Animals.
November 2, 2009
USDA inspector, plant co-owner shown in video of calf abuse
October 30, 2009
Shocking cruelty to dairy calves at a Vermont slaughter plant caught on video by HSUS investigator.
October 26, 2009
A chapter in the upcoming book Handbook of Disease Outbreaks: Prevention, Detection and Control implicates the long-distance transport of farm animals in the spread of human and animal diseases. Dr. Michael Greger, director of public health and animal agriculture for The HSUS, co-authored the chapter.
May 27, 2009
The HSUS cosponsored a screening of the documentary Food, Inc.