Tag: Farmed Animals
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
The Great Bull Run in Texas Was Exactly What I ExpectedFebruary 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 LegislationJanuary 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 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.
Advocates Stand Up for Animals in Landmark “Ag Gag” LawsuitDecember 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 AnimalsDecember 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 RunDecember 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 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.
Fur Flies in West Hollywood Showdown over City BanNovember 15, 2013
Today, the national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) filed a friend of the court brief with the U.S. District Court, Central District of California on behalf of the city of West Hollywood, which is the target of a fur-related lawsuit by the high-priced West Hollywood fashion boutique Mayfair House, Inc.