January 3, 2017
2016 saw major gains for farm animals in Mexico, especially for egg-laying hens, according to Humane Society International.
December 14, 2016
Humane Society International applauds Rights Commission for approving inclusion of animal welfare on new Mexico City Constitution
HSI applauded the Rights Commission of Mexico City’s Constitutional Assembly for approving an article on animal welfare to be included in the constitution the city will adopt in February.
December 7, 2016
Justice Commission of Mexico’s House of Representatives applauded for advancing the criminalization of dogfights
The Justice Commission of Mexico’s House of Representatives has issued a favorable opinion on reforming the Federal Criminal Code penalizing various activities related to dogfighting.
December 1, 2016
HSI has criticized the listing of the cruel Mexican equestrian practice “charrería”, a practice that consists of tailing, roping and riding horses and bulls, on the UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
November 24, 2016
The restaurant chain 100% Natural announced that it will transition to a 100 percent cage-free egg supply chain in Mexico. 100% Natural will work together with Humane Society International to achieve this goal by 2020.
November 17, 2016
More than 200,000 signatures in favor of tougher penalties for dog fighters in Mexico submitted to Justice Commission
At a press conference, HSI/Mexico Executive Director Antón Aguilar and Federal Congresswoman Verónica Delgadillo called on the Chairman of the Justice Commission to pass an opinion on two bills for amendments to the Federal Penal Code that would impose penalties on anyone who organizes or participates in dog fights.
October 28, 2016
Humane Society International praised Mexico City’s Legislature for unanimously passing a reform to Mexico City’s Animal Protection Bill to create the Animal Protection Institute of Mexico City.
October 26, 2016
HSI applauded Sushi Itto, the leading Asian cuisine restaurant company in Mexico, for committing, through its supplier Nova Foods, to switching to an exclusively cage-free egg and gestation crate-free pork supply chain by 2022.
October 26, 2016
HSI veterinarians were in Haiti providing emergency animal rescue and treatment following the devastation left by Hurricane Matthew. The team set up emergency clinics in four communities near Port au Prince and provided treatment for 1,236 animals, including horses, cows, donkeys, cats, dogs, goats, sheep, pigs, mules, calves and chickens.
September 20, 2016
CMR and Humane Society International form alliance to improve animal welfare in restaurant group’s supply chain
Mexican restaurant operator CMR announced today that it will improve animal welfare standards in its supply chain in Mexico, starting with a transition to a cage-free egg supply chain.