“Free Range” and “Pasture Raised” officially defined by HFAC for Certified Humane® label

HERNDON, Va., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Humane Farm Animal Care (HFAC) announces new standards for products that are labeled Certified Humane® and either “Free Range” or “Pasture Raised.”  There is currently no legal definition for “Free Range” or “Pasture Raised” in the United States, therefore these terms are often used on poultry packaging with no unilateral definitions for the consumer to trust.  HFAC’s 28-member Scientific Committee has spent nearly two years reviewing all of the current research, which has resulted in new standards for the Certified Humane® label.

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Support a Humane Thanksgiving

End Turkey Suffering and Have a Tasty Meal All at the Same Time

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Bolzano Artisan Meats Products Are Certified Humane®

(Herndon, VA, October 22, 2013) – Humane Farm Animal Care® (HFAC), the leading non-profit certification organization improving the lives of farm animals in food production, announced today that Bolzano Artisan Meats has achieved certification through Certified Humane® for their salami products.

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Sobeys Launches New Fresh Foods Initiative Featuring Certified Humane® Meat

(Herndon, VA, September 16, 2013) – Humane Farm Animal Care® (HFAC), the leading non-profit certification organization improving the lives of farm animals in food production, announced today that four of their Certified Humane® producers have been chosen as the only meat suppliers to Sobeys “Better Food For All” program.

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Certified Humane® Products Available in All 50 States

(Herndon, VA, July 17, 2013) Certified Humane® products are now available in all 50 states. In 2013, Certified Humane® products became available in Alaska, marking the 50th state to have Certified Humane® products on shelves at supermarkets.

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HFAC Celebrates Ten Years as Leading Farm Animal Welfare Organization

(Herndon, VA, February 21, 2013) – On February 20, 2003, Humane Farm Animal Care was founded to improve the lives of farm animals in food production, and today, HFAC is proud to celebrate ten years of major accomplishments in this field.

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Boston Based Restaurant Tasty Burger Becomes Certified Humane®

(Herndon, VA, January 3, 2013) – Humane Farm Animal Care® (HFAC), the

leading non-profit certification organization improving the lives of farm animals in
food production, announced today that Tasty Burger, a Boston, MA based
restaurant with 3 locations, has become Certified Humane® for their natural beef
burgers.

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Boston based restaurant Tasty Burger becomes Certified Humane®

(Herndon, VA, January 3, 2013) – Humane Farm Animal Care® (HFAC), the leading non-profit certification organization improving the lives of farm animals in food production, announced today that Tasty Burger, a Boston, MA based restaurant with 3 locations, has become Certified Humane® for their natural beef burgers.

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Safeway’s Lucerne Cage-Free, O-Organic and Open Nature Eggs are Certified Humane®

Humane Farm Animal Care® (HFAC), the leading non-profit certification organization improving the lives of farm animals in food production, announced today that all of Safeway’s brands of cage free and organic eggs have earned the Certified Humane® designation.

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The Certified Humane® App is Here!

Want to know where the nearest supermarket is that carries Certified Humane® products?  Want to know what Certified Humane® products are sold at a particular store?  Need directions to find the store?  Humane Farm Animal Care® (HFAC), the leading non-profit certification organization improving the lives of farm animals in food production, announced today the debut of the free Certified Humane® App, now available for iPhone and Android.

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