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What does Certified Humane Raised and Handled mean?

Kate Geagan
Nutrition & Dietetics
This seal will protect you from being duped in some of the most confusing areas of the supermarket -- the meat and dairy aisles. For instance, did you know that “free range” on eggs means nothing, while on poultry it has a specific definition? I’m so grateful that animal welfare is a growing concern of the consumer, and this is the most meaningful seal in the category. It ensures that animals are raised in a humane manner, with specific access to those great farm conditions we want to imagine, and are raised without hormones or antibiotics.

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