Tag: farm sanctuary

Farm Sanctuary Scores Two Victories For Farm Animals

HeadCount is all about kick-ass grassroots democracy, so we’re delighted to report two legislative victories pushed through by Farm Sanctuary, the nonprofit founded in 1986 to combat the abuses of factory farming. This month California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a bill banning dairy-cow tail docking, thereby terminating this painful and unnecessary practice (Learn why tail…

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Farm Sanctuary Has Serious Beef With USDA’s ‘Naturally Raised’ Meat Label

On January 16, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) began allowing agricultural companies to slap a “naturally raised” label on meat and meat products from animals whose upbringing may well be far from natural. In response, Farm Sanctuary, a nonprofit that combats the abuses of factory farming, has launched a petition demanding a more…