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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 …

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 win an Olympic gold medal in the sport. As part of her partnership with the brand, Jorgensen …

Massachusetts Egg Producer Expands Certified Humane® Eggs to More Retailers

Hubbardston, Massachusetts – February 7, 2018 –The Country Hen, a leading producer of Organic, Omega-3 eggs, launched its all-natural eggs to Merchants Distributors, Inc. for retailers and consumers on the East Coast. The brand’s organic six-pack large eggs are now available through this distributor and are the perfect choice for consumers who insist on humane, …

Niman Ranch Unveils First Ever U.S. “Certified Humane” Prosciutto

SAN FRANCISCO, Ca., November 15, 2017 – Niman Ranch unveiled Certified Humane® prosciutto at the Commissary in the Presidio to more than 100 top Bay Area chefs, media and thought leaders. The prosciutto, produced from Niman Ranch’s network of independent family farmers raising sustainable heritage breed natural pork, was sliced for tasting and plated for …