Tag: Factory Farming
Where Does California’s Foie Gras Law Stand?January 9, 2015
Foie gras is the product of extreme cruelty. Ducks are force-fed by having tubes shoved down their throats, which causes injury, swelling of the liver, and painful liver disease.
The Miserable Life of a Mother PigNovember 19, 2014
Gestation crates are inhumane because pregnant pigs suffer severe mental and physical abuse when confined to them.
Public Interest Coalition Asks Court for Judgment in Lawsuit Challenging Idaho’s Controversial “Ag Gag” LawNovember 18, 2014
Coalition presents constitutional challenge to law that silences industry whistle-blowers.
Room to Roam: The Importance of SanctuaryNovember 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.
The Role of Journalists in Protecting Animals: Interview with Will PotterNovember 4, 2014
ALDF sat down with award-winning investigative journalist and author Will Potter recently at the 2014 Animal Law Conference.
ALDF Petitions California to Regulate Greenhouse Emissions from Animal AgricultureOctober 16, 2014
ALDF filed a formal rulemaking petition with the California Air Resources Board to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from animal agriculture, as it does for the energy and transportation sectors.
A Bad Boutique Law Shows Its SkinOctober 15, 2014
On September 29, 2014, California made an unfortunate move away from meaningfully protecting endangered and threatened species when Governor Brown signed AB 2075 into law.
Big Win for Hens as Judge Dismisses Challenge to California’s Prop 2October 3, 2014
Missouri’s campaign to roll back farmed animal protections approved by California voters ended yesterday.
Consumers Demand Truth in Egg Labeling in Lawsuit Against U.S. GovernmentJuly 24, 2014
Lawsuit asks government to require “eggs from caged hens” label on egg cartons
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.