Tag: Factory Farming

Animal Legal Defense Fund Appealing Ruling over Mistreated Pregnant and Nursing Pigs at State Fair

February 10, 2014
Fight Continues for Illegally Confined Sows at California State Fair

Veterinary Association Supports Meat and Dairy Producers Drugging Confined Farmed Animals

January 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 Products

January 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 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.

Tyson Foods and a Culture of Cruelty

November 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 Hawthorne

November 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 Marshall

October 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.

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.

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

The Legal Vegan

August 7, 2013
Why is ALDF vegan? Because we are dedicated to protecting the lives and advancing the interests of animals through the legal system. One of the best ways we can all join together to stop the abuse of animals is to simply not purchase products or support industries that abuse animals.

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 Files Historic “Ag Gag” Lawsuit

July 22, 2013
Landmark Lawsuit Targets Utah Animal Agriculture Law for Violating U.S. Constitution

Landmark “Ag Gag” Lawsuit Fights Threat to Freedom of Speech

July 21, 2013
In Salt Lake City, the Animal Legal Defense Fund and PETA are filing an historic lawsuit that challenges the constitutionality of “ag gag” laws.

Animal Legal Defense Fund Sues Cal Expo and University of California for Mistreating Pigs at State Fair

July 18, 2013
Illegal Confinement of Farrowing Pigs without Adequate Exercise Triggers Lawsuit

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