The USDA said it will increase inspections of imported beef, in the midst of a horsemeat scandal in Europe. So far, none of the tainted products have made it to the United States. But the scandal is renewing efforts to ban American horse slaughter.
The humane society says a landmark $500 million settlement has been reached in a slaughterhouse abuse case that led to the biggest meat recall in U.S. history in 2008.
Safeway spokesman Brian Dowling said the chain already buys some pork from producers who are phasing out gestation crates. The Pleasanton-based company has not set a deadline for going completely crate-free.
A seventh abandon puppy has been found at a plastics recycling plant in Royal Oaks, according to the Monterey County SPCA.
A reward for information on the deliberate drowning of a cat in the Redwood Shores lagoon has grown to $12,225 with new donations, according to Peninsula Humane Society officials.
Michael Vick and the Humane Society said on Monday that an application built to run on Google Inc.’s Android software glorifies dogfighting.
Police say that the video taken by Vince Faltis was the evidence needed to arrest Charles Black, leading to his conviction earlier this month on two counts of felony animal cruelty.
A pit bull that apparently attacked a 10-year-old boy in Vallejo on Monday afternoon will likely be euthanized, authorities said Wednessday.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (KCBS) – Animal rescue officials in Silicon Valley are hoping a loving family will open its doors to Max, an 11-year-old German Shepherd who spent most of his life cramped inside a […]
AMERICAN CANYON, Calif. _ (KCBS) 40 people were arrested in Napa County this past weekend and two people were killed in Merced County, all connected to illegal cockfighting.