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Posted: August 5, 2011 by Certified Humane
A Cage is a Cage
There has been a lot of discussion in the news lately about the “enriched” cages (also known as “colony,” “furnished” or “modified” cages) as being a good alternative housing system for laying hens. The Humane Farm Animal Care® (HFAC) standards do not allow conventional battery cages and do not and will not allow the “enriched” …
Posted: June 17, 2011 by Certified Humane
Subject: Do you believe our government should protect our food supply? If you do, read further…
On the 16th of June, the House Appropriations passed legislation by a 217-203 vote that would eliminate the necessary funds for the FDA to implement the Food Safety Modernization Act. And cut funding for the already under funded Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) so they would have to start firing food safety inspectors.
We all remember the baby formula scandal of product from China along with the imported pet food safety issues. There is a serious outbreak of e-coli in Germany right now. This could have been us, but for our food safety system that is currently in place.
Posted: April 7, 2011 by Certified Humane
The Power of the Consumer – Thank You!
Thank you so much for voting with your voices as well as your pocketbooks! Your response to the blog post about The Pump restaurant in NYC really had an impact.
Posted: February 24, 2011 by Certified Humane
Certified Humane® vs. Factory Farming
The “Pump” a restaurant chain in New York City has switched from buying Murray’s Chicken (one of our Certified Humane® producers) to purchasing commodity chicken. That of course is their prerogative, however they are implying that the commodity chicken is special and that Murray’s is the commodity product. Read the blog to take action.
Posted: December 22, 2010 by Certified Humane
Your Efforts are Making a Difference
So today we released a comprehensive, side-by-side comparison of major U.S. animal welfare labels. The chart analyzes the five leading food labeling programs dedicated to animal welfare: Certified Humane®, Animal Welfare Approved, Global Animal Partnership (Whole Foods), USDA/Organic and American Humane Certified.
Posted: July 29, 2010 by Certified Humane
Lets Talk Turkey.
Recently I visited one of the small farms on our program. While there I noticed the small pens of turkeys. I realized this is the growing season for Thanksgiving turkeys and I realized that now is the time for consumers to let turkey growers know what they want, or there still will be no Certified …
Posted: June 23, 2010 by Certified Humane
Further News from Iceland
John continues his quest to kayak the coast of Iceland to raise awareness for Humane Farm Animal Care and the Certified Humane® program. John’s currents position is on the Northwestern portion of the country just above the town of Kalfshamarsvik. Unfortunately the elements have not been on John’s side. He reports rough days with heavy cross …
Posted: June 22, 2010 by Certified Humane
An update on John’s adventures
We just spoke with adventurer John Peaveler all the way from Iceland via satellite phone. John was calling from his tent after he had paddled out of the open sea into a more protected fjord where he found a good camping site to wait out a storm and spend the night. After setting up camp, …
Posted: April 11, 2010 by Certified Humane
Welcome to our new Website!
For those of you who don’t know who I am, let me introduce myself. My name is Adele Douglass and I am the founder and executive director of Humane Farm Animal Care and creator of the Certified Humane® program. Welcome to our new website! We developed this new website in response to feedback from all of you …