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 3, 2011
The HSUS asked the Supreme Court to reject a meat industry lawsuit seeking to overturn a California law that prohibits slaughterhouses, stockyards, auctions or dealers from buying, selling or receiving animals too disabled to walk and prohibits slaughterhouses from killing or processing these “downed” animals.
August 17, 2011
The HSUS submitted a shareholder resolution asking Hormel Foods to disclose how many breeding pigs are confined in gestation crates for its products, and any progress the company has made moving toward more humane housing methods.
May 31, 2011
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March 21, 2011
The HSUS proudly announces that Christianity Today is the winner of the first Genesis Outstanding Written Word Award dedicated to journalistic excellence on animal protection issues in faith-based publications. The award was given during the 25th Anniversary Genesis Awards weekend celebration.
March 3, 2011
Wayne Pacelle discusses our kinship with animals in his new book, "The Bond."
January 21, 2011
Comedian and animal advocate Hal Sparks talks about his passionate, life-long commitment to animal protection.
May 20, 2010
Books showcase the side of farm animals the public rarely sees
November 16, 2009
Horizons chef Richard Landau's dinner at the James Beard House on November 3rd was the first vegan dinner hosted at the landmark culinary establishment.
April 14, 2009
Celebrities like Ellen DeGeneres, Portia de Rossi and Oprah Winfrey helped the successful Yes! On Prop 2 campaign for California's ballot in 2008 by lending their names, their time, and their pocket books. This list of supporters also included Moby, Carole King, Hilary Duff, Alicia Silverstone, Tobey Maguire and Russell Simmons.
March 29, 2009
As joint recipients of the 2009 Wyler Award, Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi were honored at The 23rd Genesis Awards on March 28, 2009 in Beverly Hills, California. The Wyler Award is given to a celebrity or public figure who has made news on behalf of animals.
October 7, 2008
The stars shone brightly at a Bel Air estate on September 28, 2008 when Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi hosted more than 400 supporters of Proposition 2, a popular reform on the California election ballot to phase out the most extreme confinement and abuse of animals on factory farms.