Tag: Farmed Animals
Farmed Animals Suffer in Cruel Experiments for Meat IndustryJanuary 22, 2015
The New York Times just released the shocking results of an investigation of outrageous cruelty to animals used in taxpayer-funded experiments.
Legally Brief: Animal Protection and Human Population GrowthJanuary 15, 2015
In the past 50 years, my own lifetime, the human population has more than doubled from about 3.2 billion to more than 7 billion. This raises some pressing questions.
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.
Animal Groups Sue California Rodeo Salinas for Underreporting Animal InjuriesDecember 17, 2014
Animal groups document severe animal suffering, legal violations at Salinas rodeo.
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.
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.
Victory for Oregon’s First-Ever Dedicated Animal Cruelty Prosecutor: Jake KaminsOctober 16, 2014
When nearly 170 cattle were seized from the property of William Holdner and Jane Baum in summer 2012, many were so thin that their ribs were protruding, and some were so malnourished they could barely stand.
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.
High Court Leaves California Foie Gras Ban Undisturbed, as ALDF’s Campaign ContinuesOctober 15, 2014
The Supreme Court declined to disturb California’s landmark foie gras ban!
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.
Legally Brief: A Step Toward Victory in Idaho Ag Gag CaseSeptember 4, 2014
Tremendous news today in one of the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s most important lawsuits!
Egg Producer Permanently Removed From Industry in SettlementAugust 21, 2014
Today, the national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) is announcing a settlement on behalf of plaintiffs Animal Place, Farm Sanctuary, and Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary in the animal groups’ lawsuit against egg industry defendants Andy Cheung and Lien Diep.
Demand Labeling to Prevent Superbug CrisisJuly 14, 2014
Did you know that nearly 80% of the antibiotics sold in the U.S. go to animals on factory farms before they’re even sick?
Heroes and Criminals: Reporting Animal Abuse in 2014July 3, 2014
Two boys, ages 12 and 17, watched their neighbor from their second story window bludgeon a defenseless cocker spaniel with a pipe-like object.