December 17, 2014
HSUS Food Forward program helps schools, hospitals and health organizations incorporate plant-based dishes.
October 29, 2014
Students at Boston Public Schools are finding more prominent placement of meat-free dishes in their cafeterias on Mondays and are filling their trays with black bean burrito bowls, garden fresh salads topped with chickpeas, protein-packed chili, and more.
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 21, 2014
The world's most intensively farmed animal, chickens have long been underrated for their smarts. What you don't know about this incredible species may surprise you.
August 23, 2013
United Methodist pastor Christopher Carter explains why he is a vegetarian.
August 19, 2013
Hampton Creek's plant-based egg substitute could benefit millions of hens
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.
November 28, 2012
HSI and His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama Call for Kindness to Animals, Marking the Launch of New Affiliate Organization in India
Humane Society International announced the official launch of its office in India at an event in Mumbai featuring His Holiness the Dalai Lama, who spoke movingly about compassion for animals and the responsibility that all of us have to act with intentionality in protecting them from human-caused cruelty.
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 24, 2011
We’ve still got a very long way to go, but Americans have taken some impressive steps for farm animals in recent years.