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.
April 17, 2012
Humane Society International/Europe and Lush Cosmetics launched the largest-ever global campaign to end animal testing for cosmetics.
April 11, 2012
A British company has been exposed by animal protection groups Humane Society International/UK and Compassion in World Farming for funding the development of a massive foie gras factory farm, despite the cruel farming practice being banned in the UK.
March 26, 2012
X Factor judge and music manager Louis Walsh is the latest celebrity to speak out against testing cosmetics on animals as part of HSI’s star-studded CrueltyFree2013 campaign.
March 22, 2012
HSI/UK Condemns Canada For Setting 400,000 Seal Slaughter Quota Despite Cruelty and Climate Change Threats
HSI/UK condemned the reckless 2012 commercial seal hunt quota set by the Canadian government to permit the slaughter of 400,000 harp seals.
March 20, 2012
A statement confirming that the Welsh Assembly had dropped plans to slaughter badgers in favour of a five-year vaccination scheme was welcome news for badgers, cattle and farmers alike.
March 19, 2012
Humane Society International/Europe submitted a 20,000-signature petition to the European Parliament’s Petitions Committee on 20 March, urging MEPs to defend the EU’s Regulation prohibiting seal products from being placed on the EU market.
March 14, 2012
HSI/UK responded to a debate about importing animals to the United Kingdom for medical research.