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.
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.