May 29, 2012
HSI/UK thanks the European Parliament’s Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals for writing to the Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats (Bern Convention) urging it to give serious consideration to a complaint lodged by the group against the UK government’s proposals to license the slaughter of badgers as part of its strategy to control tuberculosis in cattle in England.
May 23, 2012
HSI UK was appalled when the availability of cufflinks and other accessories bearing the words ‘I love hare coursing’ was brought to our attention. These items were being sold by a company called Sven Licht Manufactury of Berlin, and were being advertised on Amazon’s UK and International websites.
May 23, 2012
Humane Society International/UK executive director Mark Jones was scheduled to speak at a symposium on economic policy and how it impacts on biodiversity in London on 25 May 2012.
May 18, 2012
HSI/Europe welcomed the news that the United Kingdom’s Food Standards Agency had ended all animal testing to screen for shellfish toxins.
May 17, 2012
HSI/UK Responds to Home Office Announcement on Regulation of Animal Experiments and Transposition of EU Directive 2010/63
HSI/UK expressed disappointment in the Home Office's response to public consultation on options for the transposition into national law of European Directive 2010/63/EU on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes.
May 14, 2012
Rock Legend Chrissie Hynde Pens 200,000th Signature on HSI Petition To End Animal Testing for Cosmetics
Chrissie Hynde added her name to HSI's Cruelty-Free2013 campaign to end the sale of animal-tested cosmetics in Europe.
May 10, 2012
Sir Roger Moore has given his backing to calls by Humane Society International/UK and Compassion in World Farming for British firm Creek Projects Investments PLC to withdraw its plans to fund a massive foie gras factory farm in China.
May 9, 2012
A UK company announced suspension of its plans to fund a massive foie gras factory farm in China pending a review after HSI/UK, Compassion In World Farming and Four Paws International raised animal welfare concerns.
April 25, 2012
Loopholes in EU Shark Finning Legislation Must Close, Says European Parliament’s Environment Committee
HSI/Europe welcomed strong backing by the European Parliament’s Environment Committee for the European Commission’s proposal to amend an EU ban on shark finning.
April 23, 2012
Humane Society International Launches Worldwide ‘Be Cruelty-Free’ Campaign To End Cosmetics Testing on Animals
Humane Society International launched Be Cruelty-Free, a global campaign to end animal testing for cosmetics.