Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Humane Society of the United States to Release New Undercover Investigations Revealing Rampant Cruelty at Egg Factory Farms

WHAT: Press conference to announce The Humane Society of the United States’ latest undercover investigations into major egg producers. The HSUS will release video footage revealing appalling suffering at multiple egg factory farms and outline critically-needed reforms in animal agribusiness.

The HSUS will also release a new report detailing the problems inherent in cage confinement of laying hens and the importance of the national movement toward cage-free production systems.

WHO: Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of The HSUS

WHERE: Des Moines Marriott Downtown

700 Grand Avenue

Des Moines, Iowa

Or by teleconference. RSVP to Erin Williams, 301-721-6446 or ewilliams@humanesociety.org

WHEN: 10:00am CST, Wednesday, April 7


Media contact:

Erin Williams, 301-721-6446, ewilliams@humanesociety.org

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The Humane Society of the United States is the nation’s largest animal protection organization — backed by 11 million Americans, or one of every 28. For more than a half-century, The HSUS has been fighting for the protection of all animals through advocacy, education and hands-on programs. Celebrating animals and confronting cruelty — On the web at humanesociety.org.

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