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Animal Law Podcast #49: The Case of Pilgrim’s Pride’s Shame

Mariann Sullivan 26 June 2019 5


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On this episode of the Animal Law Podcast, I speak with Laura Fox of the Humane Society of the United States about administrative efforts to address false and deceptive advertising from Pilgrim’s Pride regarding their treatment of chickens.  These efforts include a complaint made to the Federal Trade Commission asking it to investigate the advertising and enjoin Pilgrim’s Pride from continuing to issue misleading claims pertaining to animal welfare, as well as subsequent requests for similar enforcement to state consumer protection agencies and attorneys general. Additionally, a complaint was made to the Securities and Exchange Commission about possible stakeholder fraud in violation of federal securities laws, also pertaining to the false and deceptive claims made by Pilgrim’s Pride about humane treatment.

Join Animal Law professor and longtime activist Mariann Sullivan as she unpacks the latest updates, cases, and news from the burgeoning world of animal law.

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Animal Law Podcast #48: Service, Assistance, and Companion Animals are in the House

Mariann Sullivan 30 May 2019

On this episode, Abby Volin (Opening Doors) joins me to talk about the difficulties faced by people with disabilities who are looking to find housing for themselves and their service animals. She explains the basic questions that are required to …continue

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Animal Law Podcast #53: A Meaty Constitutional Discussion

Mariann Sullivan 31 October 2019

I speak with Professor Sherry Colb of Cornell Law School along with one of her students, Jareb Gleckel about a recent article they have co-written about the ongoing, wide-ranging legislation that seeks to limit and in some case criminalize the …continue

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