The USDA and its meat corporation clientele are resisting calls to halt or even delay slaughterhouses’ adoption of the controversial high-speed, deregulated pig and poultry slaughter inspection systems.
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Some producers and retailers market their products in ways designed to trick consumers into believing that their products are “humane” even though they come from animals who suffer in industrialized factory farming facilities.
The government announced distressing changes to the Endangered Species Act – weakening one of our nation’s most important animal protection laws. The ESA has prevented the extinction of numerous including the northern gray wolf and the Florida...
Animals are defined as “property” under U.S. law, which complicates efforts to advocate for them through the legal system. Property classification is not the only aspect of animals’ legal status that presents challenges.