Animal Welfare

Organic Industry Sues USDA To Push For Animal Welfare Rules

By Dan Charles || NPR – Morning Edition || September 13, 2017 The organic industry is suing the government, demanding that the U.S. Department of Agriculture implement new rules that require organic egg producers to give their chickens more space to roam. // Charlie Neibergall/AP The organic eggs in your grocery store are supposed to come… Read More


It’s About Time You Learned What Your Meat Labels Mean

by Emma Loewe || Mind Body Green || August 1, 2017 Photo: Agencia As far as fruits and veggies are concerned, there’s one major label that people know they can trust. The USDA Certified Organic seal makes it easy to find produce you can feel good about eating (just make sure it’s 100 percent organic). Shopping for meat, on… Read More


Eat REAL Statement of Support – Organic Livestock & Poultry Practices Rule

The United States Healthful Food Council® (DBA Eat REAL®) has been built upon growing consumer demand for transparency and sustainability in foodservice and food production. As such, Eat REAL stands in support of the Organic Livestock & Poultry Practices (OLPP) rule, finalized by the USDA this January (2017), which aims to increase the animal welfare regulations… Read More