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08May 19
Product Of The USA?

Product of the USA?

The list of misleading and harmful labels keeps getting longer – and if you haven’t yet, you can add “Product of the USA” to the pile. At best, this label is deceiving to the consumer about the origin of the product. At worst it is destroying the livelihoods of American beef producers. A group consisting of American small-business cattle ranchers, the Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund (R-CALF), is working hard to change this by using “America First” tariffs to lobby Congress…

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08May 19
A Dangerous Diet?

A Dangerous Diet?

By Dr. Zoe Harcombe. This article was originally printed in the Spring 2019 (Volume 4 Issue 2) of Sustainable Farming magazine. To read the full issue please visit agreenerworld.org/resources/sustainablefarmingmagazine. On January 17, 2019, a report was published in prestigious journal The Lancet claiming to address “the need to feed a growing global population a healthy diet while also defining sustainable food systems that will minimize damage to our planet.” The EAT Lancet Commission report was written by 37 people from 16…

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19Apr 19

Let’s Do MORE This Earth Day

Every year on Earth Day we receive emails and encouragement from organizations and businesses to make changes in our daily habits to positively impact the planet. And many of us are (and have been) taking that guidance to heart: We reduce, reuse and recycle. We walk or ride bikes instead of driving, and avoid air travel when possible. We bring our tote bags to the grocery store, and most of the time even remember to use our reusable mugs. All…

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25Feb 19

Grassfed Label Comparison Chart

It’s great to see the increased interest in certifying grassfed claims (after all, how else do you know they’re really true?) but it’s important to know which labels mean what. With all the new kids on the block, how does Certified Grassfed by A Greener World compare? Use this handy comparison chart to see how we stack up to other grassfed labels, and help you find products that meet your expectations. Download the Grassfed Comparison Chart here.    

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22Feb 19
Lye Cross Farm – Somerset, UK

Lye Cross Farm – Somerset, UK

The Alvis family has produced handmade cheeses since 1952 at Lye Cross Farm, located in the heart of the West Country in Somerset, United Kingdom. Situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty, the business has been a pioneer in sustainable cheese production for over 65 years and now is the first to produce Certified Animal Welfare Approved by A Greener World (AGW) and Certified Grassfed by AGW cheese in the UK. The company sources milk from AGW-certified dairy cows…

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