Kicking a Sick Pig When She’s DownJune 18, 2014
On June 3, ALDF and a coalition of animal advocacy groups submitted a petition to the USDA requesting that so-called “downer” pigs be removed from the human food supply.
ALDF Speaks Out Against Factory Farm Pollution at Washington Board of Health HearingJune 11, 2014
Today, Washington’s Board of Health is holding a hearing regarding the impacts of animal agriculture on public health and the environment. ALDF, along with several environmental groups, is speaking at the hearing to urge the Board to hold factory farms accountable for their role in polluting the state water supply.
Improving Conditions for Captive PrimatesMay 20, 2014
Last week, ALDF joined a coalition of animal welfare organizations petitioning the USDA to improve the conditions for primates in laboratories across the country.
Tyson’s “Meat Racket”: Factory Farming Hurts Family Farmers as well as AnimalsMarch 3, 2014
Agricultural corporations routinely trot out the cliché that fighting against them means fighting against American family farmers.
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.
FDA Approves “Prison Yard” Access for HensOctober 3, 2013
I am often asked by friends how they can choose products that support responsible agriculture. The most common question I get is whether “USDA organic” products are better for animal welfare. I have always answered that no.