The HSUS awarded its highest honor to Byrd in 2008 for lifelong commitment to improving animal welfare
The Humane Society of the United States joins in mourning the death today of U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd, D-W.Va., who was a leader on animal protection issues and a man who spoke frequently on the topic
Read More… The HSUS Mourns Death of U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd
The USDA’s National Organic Program protects consumers from false organic claims on food. Only foods that are third-party certified to the USDA’s organic standards can be advertised as organic.
Not so with non-food products. The USDA allows health and beauty products to be certified to USDA organic standards, but it doesn’t require all products
Read More… Whole Foods First Retail Chain to Act on Demands of OCA’s Coming Clean Campaign
June 11, 2010– “The U.N. talks made limited progress overall, but plenty of conflicts remain,” Annie Petsonk, international counsel for Environmental Defense Fund, said at the conclusion of U.N. climate change talks here today.
“The good news is that we moved forward on important forestry and land use issues that can play a pivotal
Read More… U.N. climate talks in Bonn make limited progress, says Environmental Defense Fund
The Humane Society of the United States praised the Vermont attorney general for charging two former slaughter plant operators with felony and misdemeanor criminal animal cruelty in connection to The HSUS’ investigation of a dairy calf slaughter plant last October.
According to Vermont’s attorney general, Christopher Gaudette has been charged with one count of
Read More… Felony and Misdemeanor Animal Cruelty Charges Filed in Vermont Dairy Calf Abuse Case
Mentors on ways of the wild to ready them for release
by Julie Hauserman
A few years ago, wildlife rehabilitater Laura Nirenberg agreed to take custody of a young, wild fox because he was blind and could never be released back into the wild. She planned to use the fox in her
Read More… Blind Fox Is Foster Dad to Orphans
Naomi A. Rose, Ph.D., marine mammal scientist for The Humane Society of the United States and orca biologist, released the following statement regarding the orca at SeaWorld Orlando who died on Sunday from complications that arose while she was giving birth:
“The death of Taima is a tragic event. It is made worse by
Read More… The HSUS Reacts to Death of SeaWorld Whale