Some people support consuming animal products, and others do not, but many agree that animals should get dignified treatment even if keepers slaughter or get products like milk from them. Animal rights organizations like ALDF are doing their best to halt this trend by litigating cases to stop abusive practices and establish justice for animals within the legal system.
Train Staff on Animal Welfare Laws
It is essential for organizations that deal with animals to train staff on the correct ways to treat them. Emphasis should be on employees at factory farms as 97% of the 10 billion animal torture and killing cases each year happen here. It was worse when Covid-19 struck when farms killed animals that they could not sell at the markets en masse. These animals died through gruesome slow-killing methods like gassing and smothering.
Every day there are countless incidents of needless harm to animals by individual workers. Each account gets more gut-wrenching than the previous. Some farming organizations warn farmers that they should train employees and inform them about proper animal treatment. Unfortunately, many frame the information in a manner that helps them to avoid animal rights litigation. They should start mentioning more about the well-being of animals instead of training employees to escape the scrutiny of animal rights litigants and belittle their work.
Observing 28-hour law
America, since 1873, has had a 28 Hour law requiring drivers of vehicles carrying animals for slaughter to stop every 28 hours. The purpose is to let the animals have time for eating, drinking, and exercising. The law does not apply when animals access food and water in a vehicle. Birds are also exempt. Another way to avoid litigation is by adhering to the Humane Slaughter Act that recommends stunning animals before killing them to minimize pain.
Avoid Humane Washing
Humane washing is marketing that convinces sympathetic consumers that a company sells products derived through ethical or sustainable methods than conventional brands. Animal rights organizations investigations reveal that some companies are putting labels with terms like responsibly raised or natural, yet they subject animals to inhumane practices. Abusive practices like crowding animals or forcefully impregnating cows to keep them producing milk throughout are frequent at companies engaging in humane washing. The best practice is to treat animals humanely for their products to be genuinely humane without false terms on labels.
Meat product corporations, puppy mills, research laboratories, and zoos have a responsibility to start treating animals well to avoid animal rights litigation.