The Mission of Humane Farm Animal Care

“Animals are sentient beings. They can feel. They can feel pain and they can feel frustration. As a society, we should just remember that you need to have respect and compassion for any living thing. What we’re doing… Read More

Certified Humane® training programs help improve farm animal welfare in South America

When you talk to Adroaldo Zanella, DVM, a member of Humane Farm Animal Care’s (HFAC) Scientific Committee since 2005 and Professor of Animal Welfare at the University of São Paulo Veterinary School of Medicine in Pirassununga, São Paulo,… Read More

Certified Humane Annual Report

Since 2003, Humane Farm Animal Care has worked tirelessly to introduce humane standards of care for farm animals in the U.S. and around the world. Since then, 514,514,848 million cows, pigs, chickens, and other farm animals have been… Read More

Egg producers commit to stop killing male chicks by 2020

An awful farming practice may finally come to an end by 2020, thanks to potential advances in “egg sexing” technology. Since 2009, Certified Humane® has been advocating for the elimination of the inhumane culling of male chicks in… Read More

Deceptive practices leave farm animals suffering

There is a special irony in the work we do here at Humane Farm Animal Care (HFAC). After launching HFAC in 2003 based on the farm animal care standards created by the RSPCA (Royal Society for the Protection… Read More