All natural? How Thanksgiving shoppers can decipher turkey labels

Hadley Malcolm, USA TODAY   Shopping for a Thanksgiving turkey has become a moral and emotional brain puzzle. Consumers are left deciphering the disparate claims stamped on packages at the grocery store, wondering which version of “free” meat is the… Read More

Chicken Cheat Sheet 2 (South Carolina Public Radio)

Where food labels are concerned, it’s generally a case of do your homework before you shop. And when shopping for chicken, labels like “natural” and “farm raised” don’t really help to inform you about where or how the… Read More

Eggs and animal welfare

Since an egg company was featured in an episode of Jamie and Jimmy’s Friday Night Feast in January 2015, people have been asking lots of questions about the ethics of egg production. There are big differences between hens… Read More

duBreton To Raise 300,000 More Crate-Free Pigs by 2018

Quebec-based pork producer, duBreton®, the #1 producer of Organic and Certified Humane Raised and Handled® pork, recently announced that it will raise 300,000 more crate-free pigs by 2018 Sept 29 – Humane Farm Animal Care® (HFAC), the leading… Read More

More certified humane pork pledged by Quebec’s DuBreton (cbcnews)

An additional 300,000 animals to be raised in certified humane conditions after $30M investment Quebec-based pork producer DuBreton is set to dramatically increase the number of pigs to be certified as organic and humanely raised. And that has… Read More

More certified humane pork pledged by Quebec’s DuBreton (CBC News)

An additional 300,000 animals to be raised in certified humane conditions after $30M investment   Quebec-based pork producer DuBreton is set to dramatically increase the number of pigs to be certified as organic and humanely raised. And that… Read More

Certified Humane Raised and Handled® takes center stage with DuBreton® at Boston’s Let’s Talk About Food Festival

Canadian pork producer reaffirms commitment to raise 300,000 crate-free pigs by 2018 QUEBEC CITY, Oct. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Retailers in the United States and Canada can’t keep up with consumer demand for organic pork, a trend that… Read More

Egg Innovations Announces the New Gold Standard in Eggs with Blue Sky Family Farms (sys.con media)

WARSAW, Ind., Aug. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Egg Innovations, an industry leader for more than 25 years in specialty eggs, has elevated the gold standard for the egg industry with a new brand, Blue Sky Family Farms, which… Read More

Could Bird Flu Mean the End of Industrial Eggs? (takeapart)

Millions of laying hens have died this year, but chickens raised outdoors have been affected far less than those on factory farms.   The Mississippi flyway is a major thoroughfare for more than 300 species of migratory birds… Read More

Is It Unethical to Eat Foie Gras? (Wall Street Journal)

The main issue: force-feeding of ducks or geese to fatten their liver Foie gras, the fattened liver of a duck or goose, has become a controversial food, even for meat eaters, because of the way it is produced…. Read More