In: Animal Welfare
McDonald’s shifting to cage-free eggs
- September 11, 2015
Posted September 11, 2015 McDonald’s Corp. said it will transition to cage-free eggs for almost 16,000 restaurants in the United...
Idaho’s ag-gag law ruled unconstitutional by federal judge
- August 5, 2015
Posted August 6, 2015 A federal judge struck down Idaho’s ban on undercover videos at factory farms, ruling that state legislators wrongly criminalized free...
New Law Could Protect Weather-Exposed Pets
- May 29, 2015
Posted May 29, 2015 Illinois lawmakers have proposed legislation that would make exposing outside pets to extreme hot or cold...
Walmart Announces Stricter Animal Welfare Policy
- May 27, 2015
Posted May 27, 2015 Walmart has announcedstricter guidelines concerning animal welfare and the use of antibiotics in farm animals,...
Senators Reintroduce Antibiotic Prevention Legislation
- March 4, 2015
Posted March 4, 2015 Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Susan Collins (R-ME) reintroduced the Prevention of Antibiotic Resistance Act (PARA),...
Californians Charged with Violating Ag-Gag Law, Charges Dropped
- January 8, 2015
–> Posted January 8, 2015 Four Californians have been charged with violating Utah’s “ag-gag” law when they took pictures of agricultural...
California Changing Cage Law, Could Set Precedent
- November 11, 2014
Posted November 11, 2014 Six states are in federal court fighting a California ban on eggs sold from hens kept...
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...
APHIS Amended Regulations under AWA
- August 28, 2014
Posted August 28, 2014 Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has amended regulations to the Animal Welfare Act (AWA)....
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...
Cargill Transitions to Crate Free by 2017
- June 10, 2014
Posted June 10, 2014 Cargill facilities will be 100 percent group housing by the end of 2015, according to a...
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...