The European Parliament’s Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee has rejected amendments that would have reintroduced a controversial exemption for products of so-called Marine Resource Management hunts (seal culls).Despite special interests' lobbying
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January 18, 2017
The recent discovery of naproxen in Brazilian horsemeat has led HSI/Europe to sound the alarm bell about the safety of horsemeat imports from outside the European Union. This substance, which is prohibited for use in food animals, was identified in horse meat shipped from Brazil to Belgium.
January 18, 2017
Lucky escape for eight dogs rescued from South Korean dog meat farm by charity and flown to UK for adoption
A group of eight dogs arrived safely at Heathrow Airport after being saved by HSI from their lives of misery on a South Korean dog meat farm.
January 4, 2017
The UK imports fur from countries whose fur farm conditions are as bad, or worse, than those we outlawed domestically. Where is all this imported fur going?
December 21, 2016
AccorHotels announced that it is partnering with Humane Society International to implement its global free-range egg policy. AccorHotels will eliminate caged eggs from its liquid and shell egg supply chain in Europe by 2020, and in remaining markets within 8 years.
December 16, 2016
Figures released by DEFRA in December 2016 revealed that 10,886 badgers were killed that year in 10 zones across Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Somerset as part of the government’s badger cull policy, bringing the total number of badgers killed since the culls started in 2013 to 14,829.