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New bill would require animal protections

In response to a New York Times article by journalist Michael Moss (@MichaelMoss) detailing the neglect of animals at a federal research facility in Nebraska, lawmakers have introduced new legislation. …

California tops for animal welfare

The Humane Society of the United States has given California top honors for animal welfare for the sixth year in a row. ‚ÄúThis year, as for all six years that …

Friday Wrap: 1/23/2015

UC Food Observer chooses a handful of important stories for you to read as you finish your work week. On the menu, in no particular order: animal welfare; a student …

Climate concerns may influence nutrition policy

A growing number of cattle industry advocates and climate change skeptics are expressing fear that a federal ‘anti-meat agenda’ will be reflected in the 2015 Dietary Guidelines, slated to be …

Animal welfare movement gains momentum

A piece from the Christian Science Monitor reports on how a growing animal welfare movement fueled by consumers is facilitating change among producers. Across the board – from consumers to …