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November 18th 2016:Encore: Happy Animals Create Better Tasting, Healthier Food

For those who eat animal products, there is a growing demand for assurances that the animals are treated humanely. Packaging for products like eggs, milk, cheese and meat are replete with phrases like, 'free range,' 'cage free,' and 'pasture fed.' But consumers who do their homework soon learn that those phrases may not mean what we envision, and may not ensure that the animals producing our food are well cared for. Today we’ll be joined by Andrew Gunther of the Animal Welfare Approved -AWA- certification program, whose food labeling standards have been named by Consumer Reports as the only 'h

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Andrew Gunther

Andrew has spearheaded AWA’s growth and development into the only “highly meaningful” food label for farm animal welfare, outdoor access and sustainability, as designated by Consumer Reports. Andrew works to increase the availability of Certified AWA meat, dairy and eggs in traditional retail settings. He is currently a member of the U.S. delegation for development of standards related to ISO/TC 034/WG 16 and the drafting committee.
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Sarah Hoffman

Sarah founded Green Dirt Farm in 2002 when she left the medical field to start a small farm business. Sarah’s values and intense passion for artisanal cheese, environmental sustainability, and employee welfare have led Green Dirt Farm to where it is today. Sarah has a deep love of chemistry, animals, and food.
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1303/go-green-radio 24/11/2017 09:00 24/11/2017 10:00 Go Green Radio https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1303/go-green-radio For those who eat animal products, there is a growing demand for assurances that the animals are treated humanely. Packaging for products like eggs, milk, cheese and meat are replete with phrases like, 'free range,' 'cage free,' and 'pasture fed.' But consumers who do their homework soon learn that those phrases may not mean what we envision, and may not ensure that the animals producing our food are well cared for. Today we’ll be joined by Andrew Gunther of the Animal Welfare Approved -AWA- certification program, whose food labeling standards have been named by Consumer Reports as the only 'highly meaningful' food label for farm animal welfare, outdoor access and sustainability. AWA is an independent, nonprofit farm certification program--and one of the nation's Top 5 fastest growing food label claims. We will also be joined by Sarah Hoffman, founder of Green Dirt Farm, MO who will give us the farmer’s perspective on what it means to enact and maintain the standards of AWA. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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