Senate Committee on Appropriations advances key animal protection measures

The Senate Committee on Appropriations acted on a raft of animal welfare measures late last week, building on the House committee’s earlier work and helping set the stage for positive results in the final package. In a few areas—specifically directing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to phase out cosmetics testing on animals, providing increased […]

Tech is key to develop animal husbandry, fisheries: Parshottam Rupala

Union Minister Parshottam Rupala on Tuesday stressed the need for technology intervention in the animal husbandry, fisheries and dairying sectors. Speaking after participating as chief guest at the ‘Grand Startup Conclave’ on Animal Husbandry and Dairy here, Rupala said technology intervention in the field of animal husbandry […]

Breaking: Major wins for sharks and other wild animals in key legislative package

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block There have been some massive wins for animals recently in the U.S., as the Congress acts to pass some protections we’ve been championing for years. Right on the heels of the Big Cat Public Safety Act’s resounding passage, two additional animal protection measures were wrapped into the National Defense […]

Data key for animal protein’s Net Zero​ journey

The Dutch multinational recently launched a platform designed to reduce livestock emissions through feed, which it says helps improve poultry, swine, and ruminant operations. Speaking at FoodNavigator’s recent Climate Smart Food event, Dr David Nickell David Nickell, VP of Sustainability, Animal Nutrition and Health at DSM, said the drive for sustainable animal protein requires accurate footprint […]

Taking 30 Seconds to Take a Video of a Shelter Dog Might Be The Key to Finding Him a Home

Before video took over social media, the only frame of reference people had for a dog’s personality was static images or words. Of course, those convey powerful messages, but the right video can make someone feel like they are actually with the dog, not just watching the dog. That feeling is even more powerful if […]

Breaking: More experts join forces in key U.S. Supreme Court case for animals

By Kitty Block and Sara Amundson Last week we wrote about the briefs submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court by the Humane Society of the United States, our allied animal welfare organizations and the state of California in a lawsuit brought by the National Pork Producers Council, aimed at overturning vital provisions addressing animal welfare, […]

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