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  • Challenging FDA Approval of Experior

    The Animal Legal Defense Fund sued the Food and Drug Administration to challenge the agency’s approval of Experior, an animal drug that claims to reduce ammonia emissions from cows on feedlots.
  • Suing to Protect Nonambulatory Pigs

    The Animal Legal Defense Fund filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture for the unlawful failure to protect “downed” or “non-ambulatory” pigs at slaughterhouses.
  • Challenging Restrictions on Plant-Based Dairy Marketing

    The Animal Legal Defense Fund filed a lawsuit against the California Department of Food and Agriculture on behalf of vegan food producer Miyoko's Creamery, after the agency instructed the company to stop using terms like "dairy" and "butter" on its product
  • Suing to Protect Starving Horses From ‘Rescue’ Organization

    The Animal Legal Defense Fund filed a lawsuit seeking to remove neglected horses from the California Equine Retirement Foundation (CERF) and prevent its chief operating officer from ever operating or being involved with any horse sanctuary in the future.
  • Suing Unscrupulous Puppy Traffickers Who Knowingly Sold Sick Dogs

    The Animal Legal Defense Fund filed a lawsuit against the Kenney family seeking to end their deceptive marketing and sale of puppies, and to recover damages for those who were victimized by the puppy traffickers’ unscrupulous conduct.
  • Protecting Pigs from Cruel High-Speed Slaughter

    The Animal Legal Defense Fund joined a coalition in suing the U.S Department of Agriculture for issuing a final rule allowing pig slaughterhouses nationwide to police themselves and kill pigs at very high line speeds.
  • Challenging Fairlife’s Deceptive Marketing Practices

    The Animal Legal Defense Fund joined forces with multiple law firms to bring a class action lawsuit against dairy company Fairlife alleging deceptive marketing practices.
  • Defending California’s Proposition 12 from NAMI

    A coalition of animal protection organizations filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit to join California in defending the constitutionality of the Prevention of Cruelty to Farm Animals Act.
  • Lawsuit to Protect the Endangered Species Act

    The Animal Legal Defense Fund filed a lawsuit to force the federal government to repeal recently imposed rules under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The lawsuit specifically details the importance of ESA protections for animals in captivity.
  • Challenging the Treatment of Animals at Special Memories Zoo

    In September 2019, the Animal Legal Defense Fund sent a notice of intent to sue Special Memories Zoo, a roadside zoo in Greenville, Wisconsin, for violations of the Endangered Species Act, state cruelty laws, and public nuisance statutes.