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… Read More

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… Read More

Understanding Retailers’ Animal Welfare Priorities

From ASPCA: “With consumers concerns around farm animal welfare increasing, interest in products that carry the promise of better welfare is growing. A new survey by Technomic shows that supermarket industry decision-makers are motivated to stock products that… Read More

Handsome Brook Farm and Certified Humane® Announce Certification Relationship for Pasture-Raised Eggs

“We are pleased to announce that Handsome Brook Farm (HBF) and Humane Farm Animal Care, Inc. (HFAC), have resolved the legal actions taken by Handsome Brook Farm in response to misleading statements by Humane Farm Animal Care to… Read More

Idyll Farms Takes Home Two Awards at Prestigious 2018 World Championship Cheese Contest

NORTHPORT, Mich., May 4, 2018 – Idyll Farms, a Certified Humane® pasture-based farmstead goat creamery located in Northport, Michigan, received two awards at the 2018 World Championship Cheese banquet in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on April 19, 2018. Idyll Farms was… Read More

Leveraging Certifications to Build Trust With Consumers

By Brandy Gamoning March 30, 2018 – Consumers are more engaged in the food industry now than they have ever been before, and brands and retailers alike are seeking to build greater loyalty with these educated, savvy shoppers… Read More

Vital Farms Launches Pasture-Raised Hard-Boiled Eggs

Austin, Texas, March 9, 2018 — Pasture-raised pioneer Vital Farms has done it again! This month, the very first pasture-raised egg in the hard-boiled category will hit shelves. Vital Farms Pasture-Raised Hard-Boiled Eggs will come in a 6-count box… Read More

Shopping with Your Heart

By Gary Feldman, Great Neck Record March 2, 2018 – Family farms all across America are being phased out of existence by mega factory farms. The biotech industry funds programs and bills so that family farms can’t afford… Read More

Here’s Why Eggs are One of the Best Things You Can Eat

By Jaclyn London, MS, RD, CDN and Caroline Walder, March 1, 2018 — One of the best sources of protein available, eggs are chock-full of essential nutrients such as vitamins A, D, B12, and choline. They’re also… Read More

HFAC’s First Egg Producer Partners with Triathlete

MONROE, N.H., Feb. 27, 2018 – Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs, the number one organic egg brand in the country, today announced its partnership with elite athlete Gwen Jorgensen, world champion triathlete and the first U.S. athlete to ever… Read More