Tag: Chickens

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

Is the Urban Chicken Farming Trend Good for Chickens?

July 25, 2013
Urban chicken farming is old news at this point, but the mainstream media has been erupting with reports of the number of chickens recently flooding into animal shelters.

Animal Legal Defense Fund Petitions USDA to Regulate Labels on Meat and Poultry Containing Antibiotics

May 16, 2013

ALDF Calls on Federal Agency to Protect Public from "Superbug" Crisis Posed by Factory Farms For immediate release Contact: Lisa Franzetta, Animal Legal Defense FundMegan Backus, Animal Legal Defense Fund…

FDA Agrees to Consider Truth in Egg Labeling Regulations

May 6, 2013

For immediate release Contact:Lisa Franzetta, Animal Legal Defense FundCheryl Leahy, Compassion Over Killing OAKLAND, Calif. — In a major step forward for consumers, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) responded…

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