Tag: Chickens Archives | Animal Legal Defense Fund

Iowa: Protect Egg-laying Hens in Iowa

February 20, 2018
A dangerous bill in the Iowa legislature would force grocery stores to sell eggs from hens kept in battery cages.

Joint Comment Letter Opposes National Chicken Council Petition

September 21, 2017
Granting the petition would endanger worker safety, threaten food safety, and increase the inhumane treatment and death of birds by means other than slaughter.

Animal Legal Defense Fund Urges Securities and Exchange Commission to Expedite Investigation of Tyson Foods

January 8, 2017
The Animal Legal Defense Fund is urging the SEC to expedite an investigation of the chicken producer in relation to the organization’s 2015 undercover investigation of a Tyson Foods slaughter plant.

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

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