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.
September 23, 2014
HSI/Latin America and the Guatemalan government signed an agreement to work together to improve conditions for farm animals and companion animals throughout the country.
September 12, 2014
Cine Tonalá, a multidisciplinary forum in Mexico City that specializes in independent film, music and theater, joins Humane Society International’s Déjalas Mover campaign by switching to cage-free eggs and crate-free pork at its restaurant.
September 11, 2014
Humane Society International Hace Llamado a la Comisión Ballenera Internacional para Reducir las Violaciones a la Moratoria Global
Previo al comienzo de la 65ta reunión de la Comisión Ballenera Internacional que iniciará el 15 de setiembre en Portoroz, Eslovenia, los países a favor de la conservación se preparan una vez más para enfrentarse a Japón y otros países a favor de la cacería comercial de ballenas.
September 8, 2014
HSI Welcomes Brazil’s Recognition of 17 Alternative Tests for Cosmetics and Chemicals but Five-Year Delay is Unsatisfactory
HSI welcomed CONCEA’s acknowledgement of 17 alternative test methods for cosmetics and chemical safety. However, HSI warns that CONCEA’s stipulated five-year delay before the animal tests must cease is contrary to Brazilian law which already mandates immediate replacement of animal tests once alternatives are available.
August 19, 2014
Senator Suplicy in Video Appeal: We Must Close Loopholes in Brazil’s Bill to Ban Cosmetics Animal Testing or Animals Remain Unprotected
Brazilian Sen. Eduardo Suplicy launched a video appeal to his fellow senators, alerting them to serious loopholes in a bill intended to ban animal testing of cosmetics.
August 13, 2014
HSI/Latin America and the Costa Rican National Animal Health Service rescued 18 teacup French Poodles illegal puppy mill in the province of Cartago in Costa Rica.
August 12, 2014
Ambulante and EcoFest Join Déjalas Mover campaign, to end lifelong confinement of animals in food production in Mexico
Notable Mexican cultural festivals Ambulante and EcoFest have joined HSI's Déjalas Mover campaign to end the lifelong confinement of egg-laying hens and breeding sows in cages so small they can barely even move.