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2013-10-22 08:37:51

Analysis of Impact of Pew Commission on Industrial Farm Animal Production Finds Administration and Congress Have Exacerbated Problems in the Food System BALTIMORE, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Five years after the Pew Commission on Industrial Farm Animal Production (PCIFAP) released its landmark recommendations to remedy the public health, environment, animal welfare and rural community problems caused by industrial food animal production, a new analysis by Johns Hopkins University Center...

2013-06-25 12:31:07

Three-day Event Incubated Innovative Technologies Aimed at Improving the Sustainable Meat Industry PALO ALTO, Calif., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For 48 hours on June 21-23, over 250 food industry leaders, entrepreneurs, technologists and creatives convened at Hack//Meat Silicon Valley, a hackathon to develop hardware and software solutions to some of the greatest challenges facing sustainable meat production and consumption. The three-day event was held at the Institute of Design...

2013-06-19 08:35:59

Challenges include supporting young farmers, access to markets for emerging producers, and food labeling for consumers PALO ALTO, Calif., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For 48 hours on June 21-23, food industry leaders, entrepreneurs, technologists and creatives will team up to develop hardware and software solutions to some of the greatest challenges facing sustainable meat production and consumption. On June 23, teams will pitch their final prototypes to an expert panel of judges...

2013-03-21 20:24:20

K9 Scrub Club, San Francisco premium dog wash and pet store hosts local gourmet dog biscuit company, Fido's Fondue this Saturday, March 23, 2013 SAN FRANICSCO, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Meet Fido's Fondue! This local Bay Area dog biscuit company based in Oakland, CA prides itself on offering only the highest quality treats with no artificial additives or preservatives. They feature organic, locally-sourced ingredients packaged in a grain-free (made with organic garbanzo...

2010-09-07 09:05:00

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- San Franciscans living and working within ten-blocks of the Johnny Rockets restaurant, on Chestnut Street, can now have their favorite all-American menu items delivered for free, with the purchase of $10 or more. Known for its authentic Original Hamburgers, American Fries, and hand-dipped shakes, this is the first West Coast Johnny Rockets to unveil a bicycle delivery service. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100907/LA59903 )...

2010-04-20 14:54:00

WASHINGTON, April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The future of high-welfare and environmentally and financially sustainable livestock farming is taking center stage as heightened awareness about how our food is produced fuels the public's thirst for knowledge. To correspond with Earth Day and the national broadcast premiere of Food, Inc. on PBS, Animal Welfare Approved is convening a panel of experts on May 4 -- just one mile from the White House and its symbolic organic garden -- to...

2009-12-16 12:46:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to many ongoing requests asking whether Animal Welfare Approved products are available in Whole Foods Market stores, the answer is YES! This holiday season, in addition to purchasing your AWA meat directly from the farm, CSA, farmers' market, co-op, buying club, and other retailers, you can also shop at more than 130 Whole Foods Market locations and find Animal Welfare Approved grassfed beef and pastured pork products. While...

2008-02-18 09:00:39

Chipotle Mexican Grill today announced that it is now serving naturally raised beef in all 44 of its Minnesota restaurants, making 100 percent of its meat in Minnesota naturally raised. All of Chipotle's naturally raised beef, pork, and chicken comes from animals that are humanely raised, never given antibiotics or added hormones, and fed a pure vegetarian diet. "We are changing the way the world thinks about and eats fast food," said Chipotle Founder, Chairman and CEO Steve Ells....