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This big egg company will now show you 360-degree look at where your eggs come from

This big egg company will now show you 360-degree look at where your eggs come from FAST COMPANY 1-06-2020 By Kristin Toussaint Terms such as cage-free, free-range, and pasture-raised turn up a lot when you’re shopping for eggs. But do you really know what they mean? What does a pasture-raised chicken have that a free-range …

Viewpoint: Non-GMO, organic, gluten free? Demystifying misleading food labels

From Genetic Literacy Project by Hillary Kaufman | July 29, 2019 Here I am at Costco, getting far too many things for my household of four. As I try to navigate my unwieldy cart around, I see a new product – avocado oil. Apparently, this oil has a higher smoke point for cooking AND has healthy …

Doing Right by the Animals Used in Food Products Is a Costly But Worthy Business Investment

From Entrepreneur.com | June 25, 2019 | Billy Bosch More and more consumers want to know the source of the products they buy, so it’s on business owners to use the best ingredients. How far would you go to find humanely treated, sustainably raised cows? For me, the answer was Kilkenny, Ireland. I set out …

This designing shepherd has found her niche in the farm-to-fashion movement

By Rachel Manteuffel | The Washington Post | May 28, 2019 MIDDLEBURG, Va. – Gum Tree Farm Designs’ showroom is far enough out in horse country Virginia that the dry cleaners down the street also offers mane pulling. President Kennedy had a house near here; it was where Caroline Kennedy’s famous pony, Macaroni, lived while her father …

This Is How to Read Labels So You Buy the Best Chicken

From Reader’s Digest by Lindsay Mattison, Originally Published on Taste of Home “A trip to the grocery store can be confusing, especially once you get to the butcher counter. What is best chicken to buy—organic, air chilled, free-range or something totally different? I’m sure I’m not alone in my quest to make healthier choices. I’ve …

Worldwide Business with kathy ireland® Discusses Healthy and Organic Choices for Families with Shenandoah Valley Organic

From GetNews.info: Los Angeles, CA – January 15, 2019 — Worldwide Business with kathy ireland® is pleased to announce an exclusive interview with Jefferson Heatwole, Executive Vice President, and Corwin Heatwole, Chief Executive Office of Shenandoah Valley Organic to discuss their farmer-focused organic business model. Shenandoah Valley Organic is certified humane, is a group with …

Supermarket Decoder: What the Words on Your Egg Carton Really Mean

From Rachael Ray Every Day: ” What’s the difference between cage-free, organic, free range, certified humane, et cetera? Read on to find out. It’s hard to know where to start when you’re looking at an egg carton. Cage-free, organic, free range, certified humane… which of these buzzwords actually mean something, and which ones don’t? Use this guide …

The 13 Best Kirkland Signature Products at Costco

From Apartment Therapy: “Certified Humane, Certified Organic, Cage-Free, Grade A Large Eggs, $6.50 for 2 dozen: Egg labels are confusing and often meaningless. “Cage-free” rarely means the hens were frolicking in the grass. Still, some labels do have weight. To achieve certified organic and certified humane status, certain conditions must be met, and that’s always …