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October 25, 2013
150 Federal Parliamentarians Sign Humane Society International’s Be Cruelty-Free Pledge for a Ban on Cosmetics Animal Testing in Brazil
The Brazilian government should ban animal testing for cosmetics products and ingredients, according to 150 of Brazil’s federal parliamentarians who signed Humane Society International’s Be Cruelty-Free pledge.
September 25, 2013
At the 4th Brazilian VegFest, HSI released our Meatless Monday video to support the growing national and global movement that asks people to leave meat off of their plates each Monday to help the planet, their health and animals.
July 24, 2013
Deputy Director of HSI Farm Animals Elissa Lane traveled across Latin America to speak out for farm animal welfare.
November 21, 2012
Humane Society International praises restaurant Gero, Grupo Fasano’s Brasilia-based restaurant, for adopting a cage-free egg procurement policy.
October 11, 2012
In November 2012, HSI will co-host Brazil’s first regulatory science workshop to discuss the latest scientific and regulatory developments in the field of alternatives to the use of animals in cosmetics safety assessment.
June 21, 2012
HSI applauded Sao Paulo restaurant Apfel Jardins for switching from barren battery cage eggs to cage-free eggs in their supply chain.
June 13, 2012
HSI planned to promote "Meatless Monday" at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, or Rio+20.
May 15, 2012
The 2012 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, or Rio +20, promised to address a number of important issues, including food security, sustainable agriculture and water availability.
April 17, 2012
Humane Society International applauded São Paulo-based restaurants Brado and Mestiço for taking a stand against the cruel confinement of egg-laying hens in battery cages by switching to cage-free eggs.
March 21, 2012
Humane Society International and Partners Deliver Petition Asking for Farm Animal Welfare Legislation
HSI and our partner organizations presented São Paulo City Councilman Roberto Tripoli with a petition calling for new legislation to protect the welfare of animals used for food in São Paulo.