Tag: Chickens

American Humane Certified and Foster Farms: Profiting On Consumer Concern for Animal Welfare

May 9, 2016
Many consumers who eat meat and animal products strongly prefer to buy only humane products, but this term is not well-regulated.

The Animal Legal Defense Fund Files Lawsuit Against Livingston for Violating the CA Public Records Act

April 28, 2016
City of Livingston refuses to release utility records of major water consumer, foster farms.

ALDF Calls for Full Disclosure of Factory Egg Farm Conditions by FDA

December 7, 2015
Court of Appeal arguments Wednesday on suit asserting agency is concealing information affecting public safety.

Tyson, Repeat OSHA Violator, Gives its Workers Lip Service Instead of Safer Conditions

November 4, 2015
Animal Legal Defense Fund's undercover investigator documented egregious violations of workplace health and safety regulations in one of Tyson's chicken slaughterhouses.

Undercover Investigation Documents Tysons’ Cruel, Illegal Treatment of Chickens

September 14, 2015
Animal Legal Defense Fund uncovers multiple health and safety violations in Texas plant.

Animal Cruelty? The Legal Way to Abuse a Chicken

May 7, 2015
The same animal can have different legal protections based on the context in which she is being used.

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 Sanctuary

November 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 2

October 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 Massacre

October 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 Settlement

August 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. Government

July 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 Lawsuit

April 17, 2014
Animal advocates defend California law protecting egg-laying hens.

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