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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 …

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 promise better animal welfare, and are seeing the benefits of doing so through strong sales…” Click here …

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 numerous retail and grocery stores. The two organizations look forward to jointly pursuing the highest quality, most …

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 the only Michigan-based creamery to win, taking home an award for Best in Class for the Idyll …

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 via trust and transparency. What’s more, consumers are more frequently demanding that their food be ethically sourced …

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 containing three (3) “Grab & Go 2-Packs” – perfect for on-the-go healthy snacking. Each 2-pack comes with …

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

By Jaclyn London, MS, RD, CDN and Caroline Walder, GoodHousekeeping.com 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 an inexpensive and versatile staple, so don’t let misconceptions about cholesterol or fat stop you from making …