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2012-08-02 10:28:46

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, California egg producers, through the Association of California Egg Farmers (ACEF), are filing a motion to intervene in a federal lawsuit which challenges the legal validity of Proposition 2 - a law regulating egg-laying hen enclosures. The suit was filed by William Cramer, a Riverside County egg farmer who is not a member of ACEF. While Cramer sets forth several grounds for his dispute with the law, ACEF's challenge to Proposition 2 is...

2012-07-26 23:02:43

Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of The Humane Society of the United States, released the following statement in response to the hearing conducted today on S. 3239, the Egg Products Inspection Act of Amendments of 2012, by the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 26, 2012 Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of The Humane Society of the United States, released the following statement in response to the hearing conducted today on S. 3239, the Egg...

2012-07-25 18:20:33

Hearing on "Rotten Egg Bill" (S. 3239) Blasted for One-Sided Testimony SAN FRANCISCO, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Senate Agriculture Committee is holding a hearing today on Senator Dianne Feinstein's controversial Egg Bill (S. 3239). The Humane Farming Association (HFA) and other animal protection organizations are crying foul. To the dismay of many, the live testimony has been limited to Senator Feinstein and four egg industry representatives. "This panel was...

2012-07-25 23:03:18

The Humane Society of the United States applauds the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee for approving the Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act (S. 810) and urges its passage in the full U.S. Senate. (PRWEB) July 25, 2012 The Humane Society of the United States applauds the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee for approving the Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act (S. 810) and urges its passage in the full U.S. Senate. The legislation will phase out...

2012-07-12 02:28:17

GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo Inc., the leading provider of Quality of Daily Life Solutions in North America, announced today that it will work with pork suppliers to phase out the use of gestation stalls in its supply chain by 2022, a decision supported by The Humane Society of the United States. "Sodexo is a company committed to strategically partnering with our clients to meet their consumers' needs. We source products that meet stringent requirements for a wide...

2012-07-09 14:22:59

VIENNA, Va., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Feld Entertainment, Inc. is pleased by today's Court decision permitting the company to proceed with its federal racketeering and conspiracy (RICO) claims against the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and other animal rights groups and their lawyers. "This ruling sets the stage for Feld Entertainment to finally have its day in court to seek justice for having to spend a...

2012-07-06 10:21:35

PHILADELPHIA, July 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics' (CCIC) Leaping Bunny Program is pleased to announce that it has recertified Urban Decay as cruelty-free after the company made the decision to cancel plans to sell its products in China, a country that requires animal testing. "We are very happy with Urban Decay's decision and appreciate that they came through with what we needed for recertification," said CCIC Chair Sue Leary. The...

2012-06-19 14:22:23

Farm Bill Amendment Would Have Killed California's Prop. 2 and Kept Hens in Cages SAN FRANCISCO, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Humane Farming Association (HFA) and a coalition of animal protection organizations are applauding the Senate's rejection of Senator Dianne Feinstein's controversial "Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments of 2012" (S. 3239) to the Farm Bill. Referred to by many as the Rotten Egg Bill, Feinstein's measure is modeled on a similar bill (H.R. 3798)...

2012-06-19 10:24:46

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The important role livestock auction markets play in helping provide consumers around the world with safe, nutritious food was the focus of an award winning speech by 15-year-old David John Macedo at the 2012 Livestock Marketing Association's annual meeting being held in Modesto, Calif. Macedo, a high school sophomore from Tulare, Calif., detailed the many positive steps livestock auction markets take to ensure the wellbeing of millions of...

2012-06-15 06:23:47

KANSAS CITY, Mo. and SHAWNEE, Kan., June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Women fleeing violent homes no longer have to decide between getting safe and protecting their beloved pet. This week, Rose Brooks Center, the area's leading family violence agency, began accepting four-legged victims of violence at their new Paws Place pet shelter, presented in partnership with Bayer Animal Health, a leading global animal health company. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120615/NY25219LOGO-a )...