Handle with care

Major, Meg
April 2007
Progressive Grocer;4/1/2007, Vol. 86 Issue 4, p42
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the Certified Humane Raised & Handled label which was introduced in 2003 by nonprofit organization Humane Farm Animal Care, that lets retailers and consumers know that a meat, poultry, egg, or dairy product has been produced in accord with the organization's standards for humane farm animal treatment. Some of the industry's protein suppliers are stepping forward with retailers to share details of their comprehensive, science-based animal welfare programs.


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