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

Article explains difference between pasture-raised and free-range eggs

Article Source: US News and World Report By Toby Amidor When it comes to eggs, market shelves are filled with terms like “cage-free” and “free-range.” But the term “pasture-raised” is relatively new and many health professionals – not… Read More

Pete and Gerry’s to provide weekly supply of Certified Humane® eggs to dozens of food bank programs

Pete and Gerry’s Organics, LLC, producer of Certified Humane® egg brands Pete and Gerry’s Organic and Nellie’s Free Range, today announced its egg donation program, which will provide dozens of food banks throughout the New England, Mid-Atlantic, and… Read More

New Research Finds Majority of Americans Concerned about Farm Animal Welfare

Most Americans don’t know the true meaning of food labels like “cage-free,” “free-range,” or “grass fed” and falsely believe that farm animals are protected by laws or independent oversight according to the results of a new national survey*… Read More