In: Animal Welfare
Foie Gras Legal in California
- January 8, 2015
Posted January 8, 2015 A U.S. District Court judge has struck down the ban prohibiting chefs from serving foie gras,...
HSUS Launches Farm Animal Reward Hotline
- October 28, 2014
–> Posted October 28, 2014 The Humane Society of the U.S. (HSUS) has launched a hotline to report cruelty and neglect,...
Lawsuit Testing Chimpanzee’s Right as Legal Person
- October 10, 2014
Posted October 10, 2014 On Wednesday, a state appellate court heard cases about whether a chimpanzee can be considered a...
FBI to Track Animal Cruelty Cases
- September 24, 2014
Posted September 24, 2014 The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) will start tracking animal cruelty cases, according to a USA...
Wild Horse Lawsuit Gains Additional Plaintiffs
- July 28, 2014
Posted July 28, 2014 Two additional parties joined a federal lawsuit concerning wild horse policy, which demands the government gather...
Animal Rights Group Suing Insurers For Feld Settlement Cost
- July 9, 2014
Posted July 9, 2014 On May 15, animal welfare groups agreed to pay $15.7 million to the Ringling Bros. and...
Center for Food Animal Wellbeing Symposium Announced
- June 19, 2014
Posted June 19, 2014 The Center for Animal Wellbeing is hosting the fourth annual symposium August 7 on advances and current...
WTO Morals Decision Could Set Precedent for Trade Regulations
- May 23, 2014
Posted May 23, 2014 On Thursday, the World Trade Organization (WTO) appeals panel upheld the European Union’s ban on seal...
Animal Welfare Groups to Pay Ringling Bros. $16 Million in Elephant Lawsuit
- May 15, 2014
Posted May 15, 2014 Ending a 14-year long battle over the welfare of circus elephants, the Humane Society of the...
JBS and Temple Grandin Sign Animal Welfare Agreement
- May 9, 2014
Posted May 9, 2014 Yesterday, JBS and Temple Grandin signed a technical cooperation agreement at the Beef Sumit Brasil event...
NALC Resource: Animal Welfare Reading Room
- March 12, 2014
Posted March 12, 2014 The National Agricultural Law Center offers a wide range of resources, one of which is the...
States Join Missouri Lawsuit Targeting California Egg Law
- March 11, 2014
Posted March 11, 2014 The attorneys general for the states of Alabama, Iowa, Kentucky, Nebraska, and Oklahoma, have joined Missouri’s...
Group Vows to “Destroy” Senator McConnell over Farm Bill
- February 21, 2014
Posted February 21, 2014 A group associated with cockfighting has threatened Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) with political damage over his...
Idaho Ag Gag Bill Advances
- February 17, 2014
Posted February 17, 2014 On Friday, the Idaho Senate voted 23-10 for a bill that would make it a crime...