Update from Paul Shapiro

March 24, 2009

The SEC ruled in our favor in a case in which Denny’s tried to prevent its shareholders from voting on HSUS’s resolution. The ruling sets the stage for the vote now.

McDonald’s shareholders will soon vote on another HSUS resolution urging the company to improve its animal welfare record. You can read the blog entry I wrote about it, and an article about it, too.

You may be interested in a blog entry I wrote about the pork industry’s response to the recent HBO exposé of a gestation crate factory farm.

Finally, two prominent Oklahoma papers have editorialized against a bill that would prohibit local communities from adopting farm animal welfare policies. Check out the The Oklahoman and Tulsa World.

Really finally this time — If you’re going to the Genesis Awards in LA this weekend, I look forward to seeing you there!

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