Tag: USDA Archives | Animal Legal Defense Fund

USDA Must Defend Reissuance of License to Law-Violating Roadside Zoo, Court Says

October 4, 2017
Animal Legal Defense Fund scores significant victory against USDA rubberstamp license renewal.

Joint Comment Letter Opposes National Chicken Council Petition

September 21, 2017
Granting the petition would endanger worker safety, threaten food safety, and increase the inhumane treatment and death of birds by means other than slaughter.

Case Update: Fighting USDA for Animal Welfare Records

September 21, 2017
Forcing animal protection organizations to rely on FOIA requests is a significant burden that takes months, even years, to process.

Animal Legal Defense Fund Appeals Dismissal of Lawsuit Against USDA Over Blackout of Animal Welfare Records

September 13, 2017
The Animal Legal Defense Fund appealed a court’s recent decision to dismiss its lawsuit against the USDA for removing tens of thousands of animal welfare records from the agency’s website.

Animal Coalition Pledges to Appeal Dismissal of USDA Animal Welfare Blackout Lawsuit

August 15, 2017
The lawsuit charges that the USDA’s removal of tens of thousands of animal welfare records violates both the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and the Administrative Procedure Act (APA).

Animal Legal Defense Fund Files Motion to Restore USDA Animal Welfare Documents

March 29, 2017
Coalition Seeks Court Order Requiring Renewed Public Access to USDA Databases

Coalition of Animal Protection Organizations Sues USDA for Animal Welfare Blackout

February 22, 2017
Lawsuit argues removal of online animal welfare records violates the Freedom of Information Act and the Administrative Procedure Act.

Help Us Fight Back – Critical Animal Welfare Reports Removed From USDA Website

February 9, 2017
The Animal Legal Defense Fund intends to sue to compel the USDA to stop hiding this information.

Animal Protection Coalition Urges USDA To Protect Consumers

December 5, 2016
Animal protection coalition has submitted a comment today, to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) sharply criticizing the agency’s “Labeling Guideline on Documentation Needed to Substantiate Animal Raising Claims for Label Submissions."

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