AWI Quarterly » 2010 Fall

The issue of ending horse slaughter continues to resonate with Congress.
A revised version of The National Research Council’s Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (the Guide) has been released as a pre-publication draft, the first revision of the Guide since 1996.
In a chilly hotel ballroom in the Washington, D.C. suburbs this September, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) heard from the public on the question of whether a farm-raised Atlantic salmon named "AquaAdvantage" should be approved as the first genetically engineered (GE) food animal.
Football is America's toughest major professional sport. Its players are renowned for their size, strength, agility and laser-like focus - as well as their ability to give and receive bruising, bone-wrenching, gut-busting hits and tackles.
A new report, Humane Slaughter Update: Comparing State and Federal Enforcement of Humane Slaughter Laws, has just been published by the Animal Welfare Institute.
These two groundbreaking books - both edited by Marco Musiana, Luigi Boitani, and Paul Paquet, and published by the University of Calgary Press - offer perspectives on how humans can better coexist with wolves.
A 2010 survey funded by the beef industry found that 64 percent of American consumers are familiar with the term "factory farming."
A night out on the town could be fun...unless you are a cat lost and alone in the city. Kamie Cat’s Terrible Night is the latest collaboration between AWI and award-winning author and illustrator, Sheila Hamanaka.
The Animal Welfare Institute has updated its Animal Welfare Publications booklet which lists free or cost-priced books, reports and brochures.
Anson Wong, one of the world’s most infamous traders in illegal wildlife, has been jailed for attempting to smuggle a cache of snakes and a turtle into Indonesia from Malaysia.