October 22, 2013
HSI/Canada called on the Canadian egg industry to establish a timeline to end the use of intensive confinement for laying hens.
October 9, 2013
On World Egg Day, HSI highlights the growing popularity of cage-free eggs in Costa Rica. Cage-free eggs, known as huevos de pastoreo in Costa Rica, are eggs from chickens who are not confined to cages.
October 8, 2013
President of World Council of Arya Samaj, Swami Agnivesh, is urging Minister of Environment and Forests to discontinue the extreme confinement of egg-laying hens in so-called barren ‘battery’ cages in India.
October 1, 2013
A poll by Environics Research Group revealed that 82 percent of Canadians want to see clearer labels on meat, dairy products and eggs indicating how animals were raised.
August 6, 2013
A total of 21,251 Canadians have signed a statement calling on the National Farm Animal Care Council to introduce better conditions for pigs in its draft Code of Practice and Handling of Pigs.
August 5, 2013
Google México joined a growing number of corporations and food retailers around the world that are no longer using eggs from hens in barren battery cages.
August 2, 2013
Alberta-Farm-Girl-Turned-Hollywood-Lead-Actress, Tricia Helfer, Urges Animal Welfare Reforms in Canadian Pork Industry
Actress Tricia Helfer advocated for Canada's pigs.
July 24, 2013
Deputy Director of HSI Farm Animals Elissa Lane traveled across Latin America to speak out for farm animal welfare.
July 11, 2013
Canadian actor and director Ryan Gosling penned a piece in the Globe and Mail calling on the National Farm Animal Care Council to eliminate the use of gestation crates in the Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Pigs.
July 10, 2013
Quiznos Bolsters Animal Welfare Program by Eliminating Controversial Pig Cages from Pork Supply Chain
Quiznos, the pioneer of the toasted sandwich, announced it will work closely with its suppliers to eliminate controversial pig “gestation crates” from its supply chain between 2017 and 2022.
June 17, 2013
With financial backing of Member States in the European Union, international banks and credit agencies are investing in agricultural companies that fail to meet the EU’s standards for the humane treatment of farm animals.
June 1, 2013
Canada Set to Ban Lifelong Confinement of Pigs in Inhumane Cages as Retailers and Consumers Oppose Practice
The draft Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Pigs would improve animal welfare in pork production Canada-wide by eliminating the perpetual confinement of pigs during pregnancy in gestation crates.
May 30, 2013
Overwhelming Majority of Canadians Support a Complete Phase Out of Inhumane Confinement of Breeding Pigs
Following a new Environics poll, HSI/Canada is renewing calls for the federal and provincial governments, pork producers, and other industry stakeholders to support a nation-wide ban on the use of these intensive farm animal confinement systems.
May 23, 2013
HSI and local celebrity food writer Salmoli Mukerji co-organized an event to raise awareness about cage-free farming.
May 13, 2013
HSI/India successfully persuaded the majority of Indian states--including the top egg producing states--to declare that confining hens to battery cages violates the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act of 1960.
March 25, 2013
HSI praised The Park Kolkata for ending its procurement of eggs from caged hens, and adopting a cage-free policy.
March 15, 2013
HSI is working with local universities and NGOs to safeguard and enhance the welfare of farm animals in Vietnam.
December 24, 2012
HSI was appalled to learn that despite having had more than a decade to implement legislation to phase out sow stalls, it looked likely that 14 of the 27 EU Member States would still fail to meet the deadline.
December 13, 2012
HSI/Canada Calls on Canadian Retailers to End the Use of Gestation Crates in the Wake of Shocking Undercover Video
HSI/Canada is calling on Canadian retailers to join dozens of leading North American companies in pledging to end the use of gestation crates in their supply chains.
November 21, 2012
Humane Society International praises restaurant Gero, Grupo Fasano’s Brasilia-based restaurant, for adopting a cage-free egg procurement policy.