The US begins to shift away from factory farming

by Gus Lubin, Business Insider, February 8, 2017 The US is quietly making historic progress on farm animal welfare, with ten states and hundreds of brands coming out against the most notorious kinds of factory farming. “You’re seeing almost every major retailer, almost… Read More

What to make of those animal-welfare labels on meat and eggs

By Stephanie Strom, New York Times, Original Story Link, January 31, 2017 Shoppers buying a dozen eggs these days not only have to decide whether they want organic, free-range or cage-free. They also have to choose among cartons with labels… Read More

UN approves new animal welfare regulations for farm animals

The 43rd session of the United Nations Committee on World Farming Security approved a dramatic policy recommendation with broad implications for livestock welfare. These recommendations are modeled after the Terrestrial Animal Health Code written by the World Organization… Read More

Know your chickens — and your eggs

By Leila Philip, Boston Globe, Original Story Link, December 05, 2016 My mother keeps chickens — a mixed flock of tawny Buff Orpingtons, black-and-white-feathered Barred Rocks, Rhode Island Reds, and some rather histrionic long-necked Araucana hens from South… Read More

Thanksgiving Turkey Talk: What Do All Those Labels Mean? 

By Alison Ashton Parade@ContentKitchn, November 14, 2016 Let’s talk turkey — Thanksgiving turkey, that is. As the outgoing POTUS prepares to pardon his last TOTUS (turkey of the United States) and the rest of us gear up for one of the biggest… Read More

Certified Humane app helps you become more sustainable

5 best apps to help you be a more sustainable human being by Ellie Gilchrist, Dalhousie University, Original Story Going green has never been so easy. College students have a lot on their minds, and being a sustainable human… Read More

5 Lessons For Building A Sustainable Company From The Chief Executive Farmer Of Pete & Gerry’s

Forbes Contributor Kate Harrison. Original Forbes Article – October 25, 2016 If you ever buy organic groceries, you are no doubt familiar with Pete & Gerry’s eggs ­­— the largest free range egg producer in the country, in a… Read More

Decoding the Carton: How To Buy Clean & Humane Eggs

Source: http://goop.com/decoding-the-carton-how-to-buy-clean-humane-eggs/ While it’s well-documented that industrial egg farming is a controversial business (cue Food Inc), and there are a slew of egg purveyors who are rushing to do better with USDA organic options, there’s still a lot… Read More

Certified Humane® welcomes BRF Brasil’s Sadia brand of chicken to the program

Source: Yahoo News HERNDON, Va., Aug. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Humane Farm Animal Care (HFAC) has accepted BRF Brasil – one of the largest food companies in the world – into the Certified Humane® program for 33 of their… Read More

Blue Goose launches new Certified Humane chicken wieners

TORONTO, Aug. 16, 2016 /CNW/ – Blue Goose encourages Canadians to #grillwell this summer With many Canadians choosing more humanely raised meats this summer, Canadian owned Blue Goose has answered the call with another summertime favourite. Now available… Read More