Tag: Farmed Animals

Missouri Sues California over Promoting Animal Welfare

April 9, 2014
Over three years ago, California voters spoke loud and clear about their position on animal welfare and food safety.

Animal Abandonment is a Crime

April 8, 2014
Abandoning a domesticated animal isn't just a cruel thing to do, in many states it's a crime.

Coalition of Civil Liberties, Animal, Consumer Groups Head to Court over Controversial Idaho “Ag Gag” Law

March 17, 2014
Constitutional challenge made to state’s attempt to silence factory farm whistle-blowers.

A Glimmer of Hope for Canadian Pigs

March 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 Fair

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

The Great Bull Run in Texas Was Exactly What I Expected

February 7, 2014
I attended the Great Bull Run in Baytown, Texas, on Saturday, January 25, because I wanted to be a witness to the event and the treatment of the bulls. What I saw was exactly what I expected: people scaring animals for their own entertainment.

Legally Brief: Taking Out the Gag in Ag Gag Legislation

January 30, 2014
Huge news this week! Ag gag and the King Amendment are being taken down.

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.

Advocates Stand Up for Animals in Landmark “Ag Gag” Lawsuit

December 10, 2013
Today, national nonprofits ALDF and PETA filed a response to the state of Utah’s motion to dismiss the landmark "ag gag" lawsuit filed earlier this summer in the U.S. District Court of Utah.

The Girl Who Loved Animals

December 7, 2013
For nearly one year, The Girl Who Loved Animals captures the life of Kitty’s dedication and passion for animal advocacy.

Showdown with Animal Advocates over Texas Bull Run

December 3, 2013
Today, the national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) called on Chambers County Judge Jimmy Sylvia to prohibit a "running of the bulls" event scheduled for this Saturday, December 7, at the Royal Purple Raceway.

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).

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