Tag: Farmed Animals

Saving Moon Bears: Interview with Jill Robinson

September 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 Hype

September 18, 2013
Like the ocean’s tides, consumer consciousness regarding the animal welfare impacts of their purchases ebb and flow.

My Pet Chicken

September 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 Hens

August 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 Suit

August 15, 2013
Hudson Valley Foie Gras No Longer Promoting Itself as “The Humane Choice”

The Legal Vegan

August 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.

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” Lawsuit

July 22, 2013
Landmark Lawsuit Targets Utah Animal Agriculture Law for Violating U.S. Constitution

Landmark “Ag Gag” Lawsuit Fights Threat to Freedom of Speech

July 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 Fair

July 18, 2013
Illegal Confinement of Farrowing Pigs without Adequate Exercise Triggers Lawsuit

U.S. Horse Slaughter Rears its Ugly Head

June 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.

Humane Standing: A Step Forward in Case against Hudson Valley Foie Gras

June 26, 2013
Yesterday, the Animal Legal Defense Fund achieved another victory moving forward in our case against Hudson Valley Foie Gras—the largest remaining U.S. producer of force-fed foie gras.

Ag Gag Legislation Exposed

March 7, 2012

She is nameless. Only a yellow plastic tag piercing her ear identifies her as "5489." A dairy farm worker brutally hits her over the head with a metal pipe. Then…

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