Did You Know?
December 15, 2011
HSI is working with Brazilian authorities and companies in the cosmetics and other sectors to gain acceptance and use of proven non-animal methods and testing strategies and to update regulatory testing requirements to replace or reduce animal testing to the greatest possible extent.
November 23, 2011
Guilherme Carvalho, manager of HSI’s campaign against factory farming in Brazil, joined HSI’s delegation to COP17.
October 13, 2011
HSI launched a public petition urging legislators to consider measures to address some of the most inhumane practices in industrial animal agriculture, and greatly reduce the suffering of animals raised for food in Brazil.
September 26, 2011
HSI applauded Nascente, Um Gosto de Sol and Restaurante Formoso of Belo Horizonte for switching to cage-free eggs.
July 11, 2011
Humane Society International workshop in Sao Paulo raises awareness about the impacts of intensive farm animal production on the environment, animal welfare and human communities throughout Brazil.
June 14, 2011
São Paulo restaurants are joining a worldwide movement toward improving the lives of farm animals by ending their use of eggs from hens confined in cruel battery cages by switching to cage-free eggs.
June 13, 2011
HSI praised Cheiro Verde restaurant in São Paulo for refusing to use eggs from hens confined in cramped battery cages.
April 22, 2011
HSI workshops in Rio and Recife raised awareness about the impacts of industrialized animal agriculture in Brazil.
April 18, 2011
HSI applauded São Paulo-based restaurant Banana Verde for ending its use of eggs from hens confined in cruel battery cages by switching to cage-free eggs.
February 3, 2011
In Brazil, animal agriculture is a major contributor to deforestation, causing biodiversity loss, soil degradation, and water pollution. Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon is the nation’s most significant source of CO2 emissions.