Humane Society

Food 2.0: More Plants, Less Meat

While humane, environmental and hunger-relief organizations are seeking ways to feed the ballooning population that is expected to reach 9 billion by 2050,…

Sea World Eliminates Orca Breeding Program

Sea World bows to public pressure and declining stock prices and ends its controversial orca breeding program.

Nestlé U.S. Going Cage Free by 2020

Last week Nestlé announced that it will switch to 100 percent cage-free eggs within the U.S. by 2020.

The Chicken in the Room at the Paris Climate Talks

Ambassadors the world over are convening in Paris to identify global climate change solutions. While we’re making progress on a new accord, will…

Industrial Farming’s Food for Thought

On a cold night last January, stakeholders made the trek to Austin, Minnesota, for the annual shareholder meeting of Hormel Foods. Among the…

Unilever Pledges to Stop Killing Male Chicks

Unilever pledges to find a solution to this industry-wide global practice, which kills millions of male chicks annually in the egg industry.

Humane Society Pressures Tyson Foods to Drop Pork Gestation Crates

The Humane Society has joined forces with a green investment firm and a Methodist Church to pressure the world’s second-largest pork producer to…

Pork Producers Must Have ‘Rocks in Their Heads’ to Use Sow Crates

“You’d have to have rocks in your head to build a new sow barn with gestating sow stalls.” That’s how the Western Producer…

Cats, Wildlife and the Conservation Dilemma: Time to Kill More Kitties?

Cats, wildlife and the conservation dilemma amped: An article in Nature alleges cats are responsible for killing billions of animals in the U.S.…

Dunkin’ Donuts Opens Supply Chain to Cage-Free Eggs and Humanely Raised Pork

On Wednesday Dunkin’ Donuts announced it will slowly revamp its supply chain to purchase cage free eggs and humanely raised pork.

Aramark and Humane Society Move to Eliminate Gestation Crates

ARAMARK, in conjunction with the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), announced on August 21st its plans to eliminate all pork from…

How Some Food Retailers Are Coming to the Rescue of Pigs

The tiny crates that pork producers keep pregnant pigs in are cruel by most definitions - but those pigs have had some unlikely…

EU Passes Law that Says: The Chicken Comes First

We’ve all heard the famous rhetorical question, “which comes first, the chicken or the egg?” Well, I’m here to tell to you that…

United Egg Producers & Humane Society Team Up on Egg-Laying Hen Legislation

The United Egg Producers (UEP) and the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) have decided to collaborate in order to enact new…

SEC Rules Bob Evans’ Proxy Must Include Animal Cruelty Resolution

By Kristie Middleton The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ruled last week against Columbus, Ohio-based restaurant chain Bob Evans, requiring the company to…