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

Adele Douglass receives RSPCA Overseas Award for Outstanding Animal Welfare

Adele Douglass, the executive director of Humane Farm Animal Care, was awarded the RSPCA Overseas Award this past weekend for outstanding achievement in animal welfare outside the UK and Europe. For more than 100 years, the RSPCA Honours… Read More

Ecoterra becomes first farm in Chile to become Certified Humane®

(HERNDON, VA, USA) May 19, 2016 –  Humane Farm Animal Care (HFAC), the leading international nonprofit certification program improving the lives of millions of farm animals in food production, announced this week that Ecoterra in Santiago, Chile, has… Read More

All-Canadian farming trailblazer DuBreton reaches new milestone in its commitment to being Canada’s leader in Certified Humane® pork

DuBreton Canada and North America’s #1 producer of Certified Humane® and organic pork, is proud to announce it has already raised 42,457 crate-free pigs as a part of its commitment to raising 300,000 more crate-free pigs by 2018…. 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

Meow! It’s here! The first Certified Humane® dry cat food hits the market

Humane Farm Animal Care (HFAC), the international non-profit certification organization improving the lives of millions of farm animals raised for food, announces this week that Open Farm is launching the first ethically-sourced dry cat food in the U.S…. Read More

Egg-cellent picks for Easter dyeing

By Sarah Shemkus, Globe Correspondent March 18, 2016 Easter, as the song says, is on its way. And when we head to the store this year to buy the necessary eggs for coloring, we will face an unparalleled array… Read More

Gryphon Ranch in Arizona

Certified Humane® welcomes Gryphon Ranch in Globe, Arizona, to the Certified Humane Raised and Handled® program. Check out their Scottish Highland cattle who look like yaks, but graze like goats.

Want to see the difference between a factory farm and a Certified Humane® farm?

Quebec-based pork producer, duBreton®, the #1 producer of Organic and Certified Humane Raised and Handled® pork, shows some of the differences between a factory farm and a Certified Humane® farm in this video. I think you will find the… Read More

Gryphon Ranch – Globe, Arizona

[slideshow_deploy id=’2257′] Gryphon Ranch, a 469-acre cattle ranch in the Pinal mountains of Globe, Arizona, operated by Jim and Carol Ptak, is now part of Humane Farm Animal Care’s Certified Humane program. The couple got their start in cattle… Read More