Did You Know?
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.
February 28, 2012
HSI praised Umami Catering for helping reduce animal suffering by switching all of the eggs it uses to cage-free.
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.