Tag: Chickens

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.

Missouri Sues California over Promoting Animal Welfare

April 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 Crime

April 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 Animals

March 3, 2014
Agricultural corporations routinely trot out the cliché that fighting against them means fighting against American family farmers.

Interview with Josh Tetrick

January 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 Meat

October 10, 2013
Dangerous and apparently antibiotic-resistant strains of salmonella linked to Foster Farms chicken have sickened hundreds of people nationwide.

My Pet Chicken

September 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.

FDA Ordered to Disclose Stats on Confinement of Hens

August 27, 2013
Freedom of Information Act Clashes with Commercial Interests in Battle over Egg Production Practices

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