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March 29, 2022
By Andrew deCoriolis

Whole Foods’ “Better Chicken” Isn’t What You Think

GAP’s “better chicken” is better for business, but consumers, public health, the environment, and, of course, the chickens themselves are not necessarily better off when factory farmed products are viewed more favorably.

 
June 30, 2021
By Andrew deCoriolis

Global Animal Partnership’s Breed Study Was Designed to Deceive

Global Animal Partnership (GAP) seems dedicated to passing off low welfare standards as the gold standard, thus helping the purveyors of factory farmed products deceive shoppers.

 
March 3, 2017
By Farm Forward

Fair Food for a Fair Price

As consumers have grown more conscious about how their food is produced many have signaled their willingness to pay a premium for birds with less severe health problems raised on higher welfare farms.

 
July 18, 2016
By Farm Forward

Change is Coming: Revolutionary Animal Welfare Announcement for Factory Farmed Chickens

In an effort to increase transparency, Perdue Foods, one of the largest poultry producers in the U.S., has announced revolutionary animal welfare standards that will impact more than 600 million birds per year.

 
November 17, 2015
By Farm Forward

Celebrating Thanksgiving

Every Thanksgiving, we gather with our family and friends to celebrate what we’ve been thankful for in the past year. Thanksgiving, more than any other American holiday, also invites us to reflect on the food we put on our table.

 
December 10, 2013
By Ben Goldsmith

Anything Goes

Chickens, while sentient and with individual personalities, have been genetically modified solely for higher meat yields. Learn more here.

 
September 19, 2011
By Ben Goldsmith

Butterfields

George Marich, owner of Butterfields, the world’s first heritage-only poultry-serving restaurant, visits Good Shepherd Poultry Ranch for a real look into heritage farming excellence.

 
July 13, 2011
By Ben Goldsmith

The Modern Henhouse

With hen housing debates in full swing and the wellbeing of hundreds of millions of birds at stake, Farm Forward wants you to have the facts about how America’s egg supply is produced.