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A quiet revolution is also taking place in labs, where scientists are working to cultivate meat and seafood grown from cells, with the potential to reduce demand for industrial animal agriculture even further.
Will cultured meat soon be a common sight in supermarkets across the globe?
20 February 2020
FFAR and Open Philanthropy joined forces to offer up to 6 million dollars in grants and prizes to the firm, group or individual that successfully develops technology that can accurately and rapidly determine a chick's sex as early as possible during the egg production process.
In ovo sex sorting system contest enters next phase
30 January 2020
Good news! In many parts of the country, animal shelters are morphing into places that are able to do more to benefit the communities they serve.
10 Ways animal shelters are upping their game
29 January 2020
President Donald Trump signed a bill that makes animal cruelty a federal felony on Monday, saying the measure would help us be "more responsible and humane stewards of our planet."
Trump signs a bill that makes animal cruelty a federal felony
26 November 2019
Macy’s will completely phase out the sale of animal fur from its stores by early 2021, making it the biggest U.S. retailer to ban the controversial product.
US retailer Macy’s is banning fur from 2021
22 October 2019
The British Poultry Council releases statement on 'free market approach'.
Brexit: poultry industry says accommodating US trade demands could create two-tier food system
21 October 2019
Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler signed a directive to prioritize efforts to reduce animal testing.
US EPA commits to concrete measures, milestones and timelines to reduce animal testing
10 September 2019
A cultural transformation: Spaying and neutering are now the norm, and rescue adoption is growing in popularity.
Why euthanasia rates at animal shelters have plummeted in US
3 September 2019
SACRAMENTO — California has enacted a new ban on fur trapping for animal pelts, making it the first state to outlaw a centuries-old livelihood that was intertwined with the rise of the Western frontier.
California becomes first state to ban fur trapping
3 September 2019
A New York City proposal to ban the sale of foie gras, the fattened liver of a duck or goose, has the backing of animal welfare advocates, but could mean trouble for farms outside the city that are the premier U.S. producers of the French delicacy.
New York City mulls ban on foie gras over animal cruelty concerns
19 August 2019
US zoos now plan to import baby elephants from Zimbabwe, undeterred by the international furore over their 2016 import of 18 wild elephants from Swaziland.
US to import baby elephants from Zimbabwe despite uproar
8 August 2019
Ted McKinney, undersecretary for trade and foreign agricultural affairs, said he was highlighting common ground between the two sides during meetings with lawmakers, government officials and private industry in Brussels, Rome and Geneva.
The US confirms: No negotiations without agriculture
27 July 2019