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Animal Welfare Approved – What’s In It For Me?

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A few weeks ago we ran an article by Shannon Hayes about the farmer in New York who is facing animal neglect charges. One of our commenters suggested third party verifications to deal with nuisance accusations saying, “Having third party verification under respected standards – which we as stewards have incorporated – not only protects responsible farmers, but helps in elevating the standards of care we as stewards seek for our land and livestock.” He suggested Animal Welfare Approved because of the great advice and guidance they gave him. With that, here’s more information for you.

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Demand for high-welfare, sustainable food is at an all-time high, as consumers seek meat, eggs, and
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Emily Lancaster Moose, Director of Communications and Outreach, developed an interest in food, sustainability, and agriculture at an early age during summer visits to her cousin’s hog farm in eastern Virginia. After studying sustainable agriculture in college, Emily gained hands-on experience working at several farms in her native state of North Carolina. Based in Pittsboro, NC, Emily now works with AWA to build consumer awareness of the program and provide farmers with the highest level of service and support, leading AWA’s four-region Outreach Team, guiding communications, and developing new programs and initiatives within the program. She also coordinates AWA’s Labeling Assistance program.

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