Founder’s Blog: A Chicken in Every Pot…December 5, 2014
Industrial agriculture raises and kills nine billion chickens each year. As of 2000, Americans were eating an average of 53 pounds of chicken annually, according to the USDA.
Room to Roam: The Importance of SanctuaryNovember 15, 2014
Hen Harbor was conceived of as a place for hens rescued from the egg industry to live out their remaining days in safety and sanctuary. These are the stories of how Hen Harbor's residents found sanctuary.
Big Win for Hens as Judge Dismisses Challenge to California’s Prop 2October 3, 2014
Missouri’s campaign to roll back farmed animal protections approved by California voters ended yesterday.
Animal Legal Defense Fund Offers $5,000 Reward in Shocking Central Valley Chicken MassacreOctober 1, 2014
ALDF is offering a $5,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest of the perpetrator(s) who used a golf club to massacre 920 chickens at a Foster Farms facility.
Egg Producer Permanently Removed From Industry in SettlementAugust 21, 2014
Today, the national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) is announcing a settlement on behalf of plaintiffs Animal Place, Farm Sanctuary, and Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary in the animal groups’ lawsuit against egg industry defendants Andy Cheung and Lien Diep.
Consumers Demand Truth in Egg Labeling in Lawsuit Against U.S. GovernmentJuly 24, 2014
Lawsuit asks government to require “eggs from caged hens” label on egg cartons
Love animals? Volunteer at a Sanctuary!June 3, 2014
Do you like spending time with rescued animals? Volunteer at a farmed animal sanctuary!
The Ultimate Betrayal: Is There Happy Meat?May 29, 2014
Can the concept of humane slaughter be implemented realistically, or does the label merely make us feel better about the consumption of sentient beings?
Animal Legal Defense Fund Stands Up for Hens and Prop 2 in Missouri LawsuitApril 17, 2014
Animal advocates defend California law protecting egg-laying hens.
Missouri Sues California over Promoting Animal WelfareApril 9, 2014
Over three years ago, California voters spoke loud and clear about their position on animal welfare and food safety.
Animal Abandonment is a CrimeApril 8, 2014
Abandoning a domesticated animal isn't just a cruel thing to do, in many states it's a crime.
Tyson’s “Meat Racket”: Factory Farming Hurts Family Farmers as well as AnimalsMarch 3, 2014
Agricultural corporations routinely trot out the cliché that fighting against them means fighting against American family farmers.
Interview with Josh TetrickJanuary 2, 2014
The Animal Legal Defense Fund sat down with Josh Tetrick, founder of Hampton Creek Foods, at the 2013 Animal Law Conference to talk about his role in working to replace factory farmed eggs with humane, plant-based alternatives.
ALDF Looking for Victims of Antibiotic-Resistant Salmonella Linked to Outbreak in Foster Farms Chicken MeatOctober 10, 2013
Dangerous and apparently antibiotic-resistant strains of salmonella linked to Foster Farms chicken have sickened hundreds of people nationwide.
My Pet ChickenSeptember 16, 2013
When I was a child, my pet chicken lived to be 17. Today's chickens live a short and brutal life, a far cry from the 17 years of being loved and cared for that my pet chicken had.