March 17th, 2013 - Jill Ettinger
After the monumental resolution passed by the EU banning the sale of any cosmetic products that have been tested on animals, a campaign initiated by the Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International has garnered major celebrity support.
Read More:EU Animal Testing Ban Influences Celebrity Action in the U.S.
June 5th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
2012 is looking to be a banner year for pigs, or at least for their great-great-great-grandpiglets. In February, McDonald’s announced it would work with its suppliers to phase out the highly criticized use of gestation crates for pregnant pigs.
Read More:McDonald’s Announces 10-Year Plan to Better Treatment of Pigs
April 28th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
Earlier this week, Burger King announced major shifts in its egg and pig products, stating that the company will be sourcing only from cage-free suppliers by 2017 as it becomes the first major fast-food chain to make such a commitment.
Read More:Burger King’s Whopper Announcement: Cage-Free Eggs & Pork By 2017
May 12th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
Efforts by Florida’s secretive animal agriculture industry seeking to make it a criminal act for any individual or animal protection groups to obtain photos or videos of animal cruelty inside Florida factory farms or slaughterhouses were shot down earlier this week.
Read More:Florida’s ‘Ag Gag’ Bill Rejected, Animal Abuse Caught on Tape Not A Crime