The past year has been an active period for animal-welfare advocates across the Commonwealth, with critical issues being addressed by the media and government.
Compassion in World Farming and Ben and Jerry’s hope to enact a law that would mandate higher welfare standards.
Following its initial approval, the measure will move to the entire House, then the Senate, for further consideration.
A conservationist group is taking legal action due to the agency’s failure to give it access to crucial documents.
Eatin’ Vegan hopes to raise enough money to cover initial production costs and move toward a sustainable business model.
The new law includes provisions that prohibit the use of sow gestation crates and the practice of cow tail docking.
Author Rory Freedman and PCRM recently discussed the nutritional limitations of the food-stamp program.
Roberto Celedon pleaded guilty to animal cruelty after authorities raided his illegal backyard slaughter operation.
According to Consumers Union, the majority of US consumers want more antibiotic-free meat at their supermarkets.
Responding to a recent PETA undercover investigation, State Senator Tony Avella is appealing for welfare reforms.
According to a report in the journal Zoonoses and Public Health, probiotics may help reduce food-borne illness.
The fast-food chain hopes to phase out its use of the small cages in favor of more humane group housing systems.