Tag: Farmed Animals
Cancel the Great Bull Run!October 17, 2013
On October 19, the Great Bull Run Company will host a "running of the bulls" event at the Georgia International Horse Park in Conyers, Georgia. ALDF has called on the Georgia Department of Agriculture and the City of Conyers to cancel this inhumane, dangerous event.
Animal Legal Defense Fund calls for Cancellation of Unlawful Georgia Bull RunOctober 10, 2013
Today, the national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund sent formal letters and a white paper to Georgia officials, calling for the prohibition of a running of the bulls event at the Georgia International Horse Park by the Great Bull Run Company.
Saving Moon Bears: Interview with Jill RobinsonSeptember 25, 2013
ALDF recently spoke with Jill Robinson about Jasper’s Story: Saving Moon Bears a beautifully illustrated children’s book. Jill, founder of Animals Asia, has been recognized globally for her work with Animals Asia, which has established animal sanctuaries in China and Vietnam and rescued hundreds of moon bears from the “bear bile” industry.
Dolphin-Safe: Don’t Buy the HypeSeptember 18, 2013
Like the ocean’s tides, consumer consciousness regarding the animal welfare impacts of their purchases ebb and flow.
My Pet ChickenSeptember 16, 2013
When I was a child, my pet chicken lived to be 17. Today's chickens live a short and brutal life, a far cry from the 17 years of being loved and cared for that my pet chicken had.
California Court Upholds Foie Gras Ban!August 30, 2013
Today the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld California’s ban on the production and sale of foie gras, the cruel delicacy produced from the livers of force-fed ducks.
FDA Ordered to Disclose Stats on Confinement of HensAugust 27, 2013
Freedom of Information Act Clashes with Commercial Interests in Battle over Egg Production Practices
Animal Advocates Declare Victory in Federal Foie Gras False Advertising SuitAugust 15, 2013
Hudson Valley Foie Gras No Longer Promoting Itself as “The Humane Choice”
The Legal VeganAugust 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.
Rep. Louise Slaughter, Animal Legal Defense Fund, and Public Interest Coalition Call for Labeling of Meat from Antibiotic-Dosed AnimalsAugust 6, 2013
“Superbug” Health Crisis Prompts Petition to Federal Agency
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” LawsuitJuly 22, 2013
Landmark Lawsuit Targets Utah Animal Agriculture Law for Violating U.S. Constitution
Landmark “Ag Gag” Lawsuit Fights Threat to Freedom of SpeechJuly 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 FairJuly 18, 2013
Illegal Confinement of Farrowing Pigs without Adequate Exercise Triggers Lawsuit
U.S. Horse Slaughter Rears its Ugly HeadJune 28, 2013
It is with great disappointment we learned today that the USDA has issued a permit for a Horse Slaughter plant to open in Roswell, New Mexico––with permits for two more plants in Missouri & Iowa apparently to follow next week.