Culinary Cruelty

A history of ALDF's fight against foie gras.

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ALDF Files Lawsuit to Save Bear Stuck at Pennsylvania Ice Cream Shop

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Animal Legal Defense Fund Releases Year-End Report Ranking State Animal Cruelty Laws

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NYC Considers Ban on Carriage Horse Industry

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Kosher Slaughter Laws and an End to “Shackle-and-Hoist” Restraint

January 23, 2015
In December 2014, the Polish Constitutional Tribunal invalidated a 2013 law in that country that required that animals be stunned prior to slaughter. Read More »

Farmed Animals Suffer in Cruel Experiments for Meat Industry

January 22, 2015
The New York Times just released the shocking results of an investigation of outrageous cruelty to animals used in taxpayer-funded experiments. Read More »

ALDF Offers $5,000 Reward for Information after Sacramento Dog is Trapped and Burned in a Crate

January 22, 2015
ALDF is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator(s) responsible for locking a small dog in a crate and setting him on fire. Read More »

“Foie Gras” Legal Battle Continues; Appellate Court to Hear Arguments over Local Eatery’s Violations

January 21, 2015
La Toque Restaurant loses motion in trial court after illegally selling force-fed foie gras. Read More »

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