A hen in a battery cage is forced to spend her entire life in a space that’s smaller than the dimensions of an iPad. Photo by The HSUS
The HSUS works year-round to secure the passage of animal protection bills in state legislatures, and to block bad ones advanced by lobbyists for Big Ag. Some lawmakers in Iowa have recently introduced two retrograde bills that seek to reverse the good work done by animal protection advocates in improving conditions for hens in battery .
I announced an agreement today to mark the beginning of the end of barren battery cages for hens in America, at a press conference with The HSUS and the egg industry's primary trade association.
Today, the Senate companion to H.R. 3798 was introduced: legislation to codify the agreement between The HSUS and the United Egg Producers to begin the process of banning the barren battery cage in the United States.
With today's announcement by Walmart, the world’s largest retailer and the biggest U.S. food seller, the era of confining hens in cages is officially sunsetting. Photo by David Paul Morris/For The HSUS After working with The HSUS, W...
Who wouldn’t be disgusted to know that most hens used for eggs are confined in cages too small to even extend their wings? Photo by The HSUS It’s been more than a year since I first wrote here about a proposed farm animal protection...