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2012-05-24 14:22:28

"Rotten Egg Bill" Would Kill California's Proposition 2 and Keep Hens in Cages SAN FRANCISCO, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Humane Farming Association (HFA) and a coalition of animal protection organizations today expressed outrage over Senator Feinstein's introduction of "The Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments of 2012" (S. 3239). Referred to by many as the Rotten Egg Bill, Feinstein's measure is modeled on a similar bill (H.R. 3798) that was introduced by Rep. Kurt...

2012-05-24 10:25:06

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of California Egg Farmers announced its support for the Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments of 2012 introduced today by Senator Diane Feinstein. Among the bill's provisions, it would establish a national housing standard for egg laying hens. It proposes similar requirements to a bill introduced earlier in the year in the House of Representatives, HR 3798, and it is jointly supported by the Humane Society of the United...

2012-05-21 23:02:59

The Leaping Bunny Program, the gold standard in cruelty-free certification of personal care and household products, is partnering with drugstore.com, inc's The Natural Store to increase awareness around cruelty-free shopping and large availability of cruelty-free products on their website. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 21, 2012 The Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics´ Leaping Bunny Program is pleased to announce a new partnership with drugstore.com, inc´s green and...

2012-04-30 10:24:50

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Humane Society for Shelter Pets (HSSP) announced eleven members to sit on the shelter advocate's Advisory Board. The board members consist of shelter professionals, animal control experts, seasoned dog trainers, veterinarians, educators, and fundraising gurus with a wealth of practical expertise. The incredible breadth of knowledge and vision represented by the board will be an invaluable asset to HSSP as it continues to educate...

2012-04-19 06:26:26

Paul Raybould Named Chief Innovation Officer and Senior Vice President of Humane Hollywood(TM) Program WASHINGTON, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Humane Association, which for 135 years has been the chief force behind nearly every major development and advance improving the welfare of the nation's children and animals, is paving the way for another century of growth and creative ground-breaking work by bringing in Paul Raybould as its new Chief Innovation Officer and...

2012-04-18 06:28:46

New Animation and Ad Campaign Expose "The Rotten Egg Bill" SAN FRANCISCO, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Humane Farming Association (HFA) today announced the escalation of its campaign to stop the "Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments of 2012" (HR 3798). Referred to by many as the Rotten Egg Bill, HR 3798 was introduced by Rep. Kurt Schrader earlier this year. A Senate version is expected. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120418/DC89710 )"The egg industry...

2012-03-09 08:00:00

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The City Council and residents voiced support Tuesday night for a law banning commercial pet stores in the city. Staff will come back to the council with a draft of an ordinance that aims to keep dogs and cats from inhumane, commercial breeders known as puppy mills out of Laguna Beach. No existing retail stores sell pets in the city, and supporters said the measure was meant to be proactive. "Animal cruelty and pet overpopulation...

2012-02-23 14:58:00

Groups represent animal protection, civil liberties, environmental, health, food safety and workers' concerns NEW YORK, Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty-seven national groups representing a wide spectrum of public interests have signed on to a statement opposing proposed "ag-gag" legislation that is being considered in states around the country. These bills seek to criminalize investigations that reveal animal abuse and could suppress critical information about the...

2012-02-14 07:49:00

American Humane Association Acting as Ambassador for Thousands of Americans Who Opened Their Hearts to Help Animals after Disaster WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Humane Association, a major 135-year-old United States-based charity dedicated to protecting children and animals, has arrived in Tokyo on Valentine's Day to bring a message of hope and help to the remaining animal victims of the 2011 earthquake. (Logo:...

2012-02-13 08:00:00

The Feline Conservation Federation (FCF) favors regulations for safe and humane exotic animal husbandry that allow present and future owners to be a part of captive conservation. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 13, 2012 Ohio resident Terry Thompson released his menagerie of bears, lions, tigers, monkeys and pumas before dying of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. This tragedy has prompted calls by some for a complete ban on the private ownership of exotics. The Feline Conservation Federation...