gestation crates

Good News
A new study shows the public doesn't like pregnant pigs being kept in tiny crates.
Business
New animal welfare commitments scrap confinement crates for pregnant pigs and promise cage-free eggs by 2020.
Business
The company said it's asking its deli, dairy and egg suppliers, as well as its suppliers of fresh and frozen meat, to get
Environment
In the pork industry and in much of animal agriculture, it's actually the female animals who are the most abused.
Business
“We would rather not serve pork at all, than serve pork from animals that are raised in this way.”
Impact
We've called on major food retailers to get on board with the principles of Prop 2 and to adhere to a cage-free standard, and Starbucks is today committing to do this and more.
Politics
As sponsor of legislation banning the cruel practice of gestation crates where pregnant sows are forced to live most of their lives without being able to stand up and turn around, I challenge Governor Christie to prove me wrong.
Environment
Brazil struck a body blow to inhumane sow gestation crates this week with two major announcements. Under the agreements, pork producers will be provided with training to facilitate their successful transition to more humane group housing systems.
Environment
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie faces a threat to his brand of "straight talk" and "no nonsense" with the full-blown national controversy over his veto last year of a bill to ban gestation crates, and his apparent recent pledge to an Iowa pork producer to veto a revised version of that bill
Environment
Violence toward pets is an all-too-common form of violence in our society, and one that also deserves no tolerance.
Environment
Do the over 9 billion animals farmed in the United States each year require less protection? No. Should we allow them to endure extreme cruelty during their lives just because they're destined for slaughter? Certainly not.
Environment
Yesterday, the long process of dialogue, which allowed our ideas to settle in and ultimately to seem eminently practical, produced a tremendous animal welfare outcome.
Environment
It's still a wonder how anyone, in any era, could be so small-minded, so reactionary, and, because of their pecuniary or personal interests in seeing cruelty continue, so deadened to the suffering and pain of animals.
Environment
Horrible things are done to animals whom scientists have determined are smarter than the family dog. Need proof that pigs are brainy? Here's just a sample of their amazing feats of mental prowess.
Environment
Typically, claymation is used to tell some not-so-serious stories. But if you're Kyle Kelleher, claymation is a tool to address
Environment
It was a big year for Big Food. More fast food chains pledged to stop using gestation crates. Country of origin rules -- mandating
Environment
Papa John's, which has more than 4,000 stores, features pork in a variety of toppings such as pepperoni and sausage. The
Environment
Commenting on this issue, Danit Marquardt, a spokeswoman for Walmart, told HuffPost: "Pigs are widely thought to be one of