Tag: Factory Farming Archives | Animal Legal Defense Fund

Public Interest Coalition Challenges Constitutionality of Iowa’s Ag-Gag Law

October 10, 2017
Advocates for Animals, Workers, Free Speech and Food Safety Take on Agricultural Giants, Following Victories in Utah and Idaho.

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.

Court Greenlights Deceptive Advertising Case Against Hormel “Natural Choice” Products

September 21, 2017
Hormel “natural” meats actually come from factory farms that confine animals indoors in cramped, unsanitary conditions and use additives, hormones, and antibiotics.

Legally Brief: California Air Resources Board Commits to Regulate Methane Emissions by Dairy Industry

June 29, 2017
In a momentous and long overdue shift in policy, partly in response to the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s advocacy, the California Air Resources Board (ARB) has formally committed to regulating the dairy industry’s greenhouse gas emissions.

Rhode Island: Say NO to Cruel Confinement of Egg-laying Hens

June 27, 2017
Rhode Island: speak up in support of - H.B. 6023 - an important measure to prohibit the cruel confinement in battery cages.

New Mega Dairy is an Environmental Catastrophe for Oregon Residents

June 27, 2017
The Animal Legal Defense Fund, in conjunction with other local and national groups, challenged the state of Oregon’s approval of a water-pollution permit for Lost Valley Farm, a mega dairy.

HIMP: Inherently Cruel for Pigs

June 26, 2017
Millions of pigs will suffer under an expanded program that allows slaughterhouses to radically increase the speed with which pigs are slaughtered while at the same time decreasing oversight by largely putting the slaughterhouses in charge of policing themselves.

Arkansas Residents: Stop the Ag-Gag Bill

March 7, 2017
Arkansas Residents: Contact your state senators to stop a proposed new Ag-Gag bill.

The Animal Legal Defense Fund Petitions Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to Reinstate Online Climate Change Information

February 23, 2017
Petition criticizes agency for climate change denial and asks for regulation to ensure Wisconsin citizens have access to scientifically sound information

Top Constitutional Law Scholar Supports the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s Idaho Ag-Gag Lawsuit

February 7, 2017
The Animal Legal Defense Fund’s campaign to defeat Ag-Gag laws is supported by constitutional law scholars at the top of their field.

Sign Now: Tell the SEC to Stop Tyson Foods’ Lies

January 9, 2017
We’re working hard to hold Tyson accountable and we need your help as we urge the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to expedite their investigation of Tyson’s deceptions.

Animal Protection Coalition Urges USDA To Protect Consumers

December 5, 2016
Animal protection coalition has submitted a comment today, to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) sharply criticizing the agency’s “Labeling Guideline on Documentation Needed to Substantiate Animal Raising Claims for Label Submissions."

Animal Legal Defense Fund Urges Drought-ridden California to Regulate State’s Worst Water Waster

November 10, 2016
Petition for Rulemaking Seeks to Correct a Policy That Unfairly Burdens Residents

Animal Legal Defense Fund Wins Critical Appeal in Fight Against Factory Egg Farms

October 3, 2016
The Animal Legal Defense Fund won an important appeal against the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in an ongoing dispute over whether the agency must provide information about hen population and living conditions.

Animal Legal Defense Fund Files Notice of Intent to Sue Three Federal Agencies Over Alleged ESA Violations

July 25, 2016
Lawsuit will allege government agencies ignored ESA, loan approval process for massive chicken factory farm.

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