Did You Know?
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.
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.