June 16, 2015
HSI urged the European Commission to suspend Canadian Horsemeat imports following the Food and Veterinary Office's audit report raising serious concerns about the reliability of controls on horses slaughtered in Canada for export of horsemeat to the EU.
June 4, 2015
HSI commended the European Parliament’s Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee for rejecting amendments that would have reintroduced a controversial exemption for products of so-called Marine Resource Management hunts (seal culls).
April 17, 2015
Humane Society International/UK welcomed the British Veterinary Association's announcement it has withdrawn support for the shooting of free-running badgers in the government’s misguided badger cull policy. However, HSI/UK is deeply disappointed that the BVA continues to endorse cage trapping and shooting.
March 9, 2015
Information for reporters working on stories about or seeking interviews from HSI Europe.
March 3, 2015
Animal protection must be firmly part of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations, say Humane Society International and World Animal Protection.
February 18, 2015
HSI/UK’s Executive Director Claire Bass urged all political parties to be more ambitious on animal policies because tackling cruelty and animal suffering matters to British voters.
February 6, 2015
Animal Welfare Triumphs as European Commission Proposes Strengthening the EU Ban on Cruel Seal Product Trade
The European Commission proposed strengthening the European Union ban on seal product trade, closing previous loopholes and appearing to bring it into compliance with recommendations from the World Trade Organization.
January 26, 2015
UK citizens can help animals through a bequest to Humane Society International.
December 18, 2014
As Chief Veterinary Officer Nigel Gibbens announced the badger cull policy should continue for a third year in 2015, HSI/UK reacted swiftly in condemnation of the announcement that rubber-stamps animal cruelty and flies in the face of almost unanimous opinion from scientists that the cull is not an effective means to tackle cattle tuberculosis.
December 15, 2014
The Norwegian government voted to end subsidies to the Norwegian commercial sealing industry, earning praise from Humane Society International/Canada.