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Fair Oaks Farms: Taking Responsibility

Fair Oaks Farms: Taking Responsibility

Fair Oaks Farms has come under scrutiny for inhumane treatment to its calves. Find out how the farm's CEO has taken responsibility to better the operations of the farm, as well as the industry as a whole.

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Temple Grandin’s Advice to Fair Oaks Farms

Temple Grandin’s Advice to Fair Oaks Farms

In a recent post on Meat + Poultry, animal welfare expert Temple Grandin, Ph.D. praised Fair Oaks Farms' response to the videos showing animal cruelty and suggested some next steps for Fair Oaks to take.

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California Megafires and the Effects on Agriculture

California Megafires and the Effects on Agriculture

Wildfires are devastating, not only to the families whose homes are demolished but also to the land and farmers supplying our fruits, vegetables, wine grapes and cattle for dairy and meat production.

Animal Welfare and Health, Food Production, Soil and Crop Management

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Animal Antibiotics: Should We Be Concerned?

Animal Antibiotics: Should We Be Concerned?

While there is a strong awareness among the food industry to use antibiotics responsibly to keep animals healthy, all meat, poultry, dairy, and fish are antibiotic free when they reach your grocery store.

Animal Welfare and Health, Food Production, Food Safety

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Are There Hormones in Milk?

Are There Hormones in Milk?

Are there hormones in milk? Yes! All milk contains naturally-occurring hormones.

Animal Welfare and Health, Diet, Food Ingredients, Food Production, Health

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Let The Hens Out! Cage Free Eggs

Let The Hens Out! Cage Free Eggs

By 2025, the US egg supply will be predominantly cage free. How are chicken producers responding to consumer demand for transparency? What does this mean for the welfare of the chicken?

Animal Welfare and Health, Food Production, Food Safety

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Wild vs. Farmed Salmon

Wild vs. Farmed Salmon

You will be making a healthy choice whether you choose wild salmon or farmed salmon. Just look for the ASC or MSC labelling to make sure you are eating fish that has been raised, or caught, with the safest and healthiest sustainable practices.

Animal Welfare and Health, Diet, Food Production, Health

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