Tag: Factory Farming
ALDF Speaks Out Against Factory Farm Pollution at Washington Board of Health HearingJune 11, 2014
Today, Washington’s Board of Health is holding a hearing regarding the impacts of animal agriculture on public health and the environment. ALDF, along with several environmental groups, is speaking at the hearing to urge the Board to hold factory farms accountable for their role in polluting the state water supply.
Happy Earth Day!April 22, 2014
Five reasons why animal lovers should care about Earth Day.
Missouri Sues California over Promoting Animal WelfareApril 9, 2014
Over three years ago, California voters spoke loud and clear about their position on animal welfare and food safety.
The Atlantic Takes On Ag GagMarch 19, 2014
Ag gag laws are nothing more than an attempt by the meat and dairy industry to silence its critics, rather than address real problems.
Coalition of Civil Liberties, Animal, Consumer Groups Head to Court over Controversial Idaho “Ag Gag” LawMarch 17, 2014
Constitutional challenge made to state’s attempt to silence factory farm whistle-blowers.
A Glimmer of Hope for Canadian PigsMarch 10, 2014
Last Thursday, Canada's National Farm Animal Care Council (NFACC) released the new Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Pigs.
Fall in Love… With Esther the Wonder Pig!February 14, 2014
Love is in the air this Valentine's Day, and I am in love with Esther the Wonder Pig!
Animal Legal Defense Fund Appealing Ruling over Mistreated Pregnant and Nursing Pigs at State FairFebruary 10, 2014
Fight Continues for Illegally Confined Sows at California State Fair
Veterinary Association Supports Meat and Dairy Producers Drugging Confined Farmed AnimalsJanuary 17, 2014
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is lobbying for continued use of antibiotics on farmed animals who are not yet sick.
Got Salmonella? ALDF Looking for Victims of Salmonella Outbreak from Tyson Chicken ProductsJanuary 13, 2014
Tyson Foods, Inc. (the nation’s largest producer of chicken products), is recalling more than thirty thousand pounds of mechanically separated chicken products that may be contaminated with Salmonella.
Interview with Josh TetrickJanuary 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.
Tyson Foods and a Culture of CrueltyNovember 27, 2013
Another shocking exposé has come to light about horrific animal cruelty at a supplier for Tyson Foods, Inc (one of the largest producers of pork, beef, and chicken products in the nation).
Troubled Turkey on Your Table?November 26, 2013
Turkeys suffer terribly to adorn our holiday tables. After being given growth hormones that make them so heavy their legs can’t hold them, crammed into dark, miserable spaces, their beaks and toes chopped off without anesthesia, they are then sent to slaughter.
Animal Book Club Interview: Mark HawthorneNovember 20, 2013
ALDF’s Animal Book Club is so excited to bring you an interview with author Mark Hawthorne. Mark’s latest book Bleating Hearts: The Hidden World of Animal Suffering will hit the shelves on November 29.
The Ghosts in Our Machine: A Film by Liz MarshallOctober 31, 2013
This Halloween, let’s reflect on real ghosts: the billions of animals exploited for food, fur, and in laboratories, and the hidden suffering they endure.