Josh Balk is Vice President of the Farm Animal Protection campaign for the Humane Society of the United States. He has led the country’s transformational legislative campaigns that criminalize factory farming practices, including spearheading the historic California Proposition 12 ballot measure, the world’s strongest law for farm animals. He has also waged successful campaigns passing similar laws in Utah, Oregon, Washington, Michigan and Colorado. Josh also leads negotiations with the world’s largest corporations to enact animal farm welfare policies, including with McDonald’s, Walmart, Kroger and Denny’s. Prior to coming to HSUS, he worked as an undercover investigator exposing cruelties within factory farms and slaughterhouses.