April 30, 2015
São Paulo University Piracicaba will serve only meat-free meals in its campus cafeteria one day a week. USP Piracicaba is the first agriculture university in Brazil to adopt a humane eating program.
March 18, 2015
National Congress Applauded for Confirming 16.7 Million Reais Investment in Alternatives to Animal Testing
The National Congress voted to include R$16.7 million in funding for the National Network for Alternative Methods on the 2015 budget, a move applauded by HSI.
February 25, 2015
January 29, 2015
Humane Society International urged the Brazilian Congress to vote to approve a substantial investment worth R$16.7 million in ethically and scientifically superior alternatives to animal testing.
January 26, 2015
Global superstar Kesha took time out on her Brazil tour to meet backstage with #BeCrueltyFree campaigners in Sao Paulo where she signed a #BeCrueltyFree pledge of support, and took to Twitter and Facebook to urge Brazilians to lobby the Senate for a full ban on cosmetics cruelty.
January 21, 2015
The Central Metropolitan Region from Costa Rica’s National Animal Health Department rescued 390 dogs, including 213 American Stafford or pit bull type dogs in 2014, according to a report issued by the department. Many were rehabilitated and placed in homes with the help of HSI/Latin America and American Stafford Costa Rica
December 3, 2014
Eurest, a leading food service provider in Mexico, announced an industry leading commitment to improve animal welfare standards in its Mexican supply chain. Humane Society International praised the move.
November 25, 2014
BRF, Brazil’s Largest Pig Producer, Announces Phase-out of Lifelong Confinement of Breeding Sows in Controversial Gestation Crates
BRF, Brazil’s largest pig producer and producers of iconic brands such as Sadia and Pedigão, announced today that it will phase out the lifelong confinement of breeding sows in gestation crates. HSI had been encouraging BRF to make such a commitment and welcomes the company’s announcement as a positive step.
October 13, 2014
Rubén Albarrán, of iconic Mexican rock band Café Tacvba, joined HSI’s Déjalas Mover (Let Them Move) campaign, and is calling on his fans to help end the cruel confinement of egg-laying hens and breeding sows in cages so small, they can barely even move.
October 10, 2014
As food retailers, egg producers and industry associations celebrated World Egg Day, attempting to get consumers to consume more eggs, HSI asked consumers to look at the reality behind egg production.