The Country Hen pledges humane values by becoming Certified Humane

Hubbardston, MA  (October 4, 2017) – The Country Hen, a leading producer of Organic, Omega-3 eggs, is celebrating its newest certification granted by Humane Farm Animal Care (HFAC). HFAC is considered the leading non-profit certification organization dedicated to… Read More

This Canadian Thanksgiving, give thanks with a meal that is Certified Humane®

(HERNDON, VA, USA) – October 2, 2017 – When you gather around the table to celebrate Thanksgiving on Monday, October 9, Humane Farm Animal Care (HFAC) hopes you will give thanks with a turkey that has been Certified… Read More

Niman Ranch follows Certified Humane standards

by Bernard Shire Niman Ranch is a major player in the bacon business. But so are a lot of other bacon-makers. What sets the company apart from many other bacon manufacturers is the way it goes about making… Read More

Niman Ranch raises consumer appetites for sustainable, humanely-raised pork

DES MOINES, Iowa –(BUSINESS WIRE) – Niman Ranch, a leader in sustainable agriculture and humane livestock practices, convened its 19th annual farmer appreciation dinner with customers and partners to celebrate small independent hog farms across Iowa and surrounding… Read More

Largest egg producer in South America becomes Certified Humane

Mantiqueira Alimentos, the largest egg producer in South America and the 12th largest egg producer in the world, has received Certified Humane® certification from Humane Farm Animal Care (HFAC), the leading international nonprofit certification program improving the lives… Read More

Canadians want proof of ethical treatment of animals

Pretty labels are not enough. Majority want claims on meat products to be certified. DuBreton goes beyond basic certifications with Certified Humane® pork that is verified by leading third-party organization that specializes in animal welfare. TORONTO, Aug. 8,… Read More

Farmers and retailers changing to meet consumer demand for transparency

By Natalie Taylor After years of high meat prices and the rise of protein alternatives, meat and poultry are making their way back to consumers’ dinner tables. It’s good news for grocers, given that meat is the top… Read More

Open Farm wins NEXTY award for best new transparency-sourced product

Humane Farm Animal Care‘s Open Farm pet food wins the NEXTY Award for Best New Transparently Sourced Product at Natural Products Expo West 2017. Here’s a look at how a third party verification, like Certified Humane, can bring… Read More

Niman Ranch announces renewed commitment to next generation

NORTHGLENN, Colo. (BUSINESS WIRE) — Niman Ranch, a national leader in sustainable agriculture and humane livestock practices, Thursday announced Young Farmer 2.0, phase two of an open and transparent plan to grow the next generation of farmers. Ten… Read More

NAMI releases 20th anniversary edition of “Animal Handling Guidelines”

Updated guide moves animal handling practices in right direction By Chuck Jolley Original Story I just received a press release from my friends at the North American Meat Institute (NAMI) regarding the 20th anniversary edition of the “Animal… Read More