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A deep dive into chicken labels: Criteria

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   -Prudent antibiotic use
   -Prohibits growth hormones
   -Prohibits animal byproducts in the diet
   -GMOs in feed
   -Prohibits synthetic pesticides/ fertilizers in feed production
   -Prohibits synthetic amino acids
   -Limit on rapid weight gain
   -Outdoor access
   -Indoor enrichment
   -Indoor space
   -Air quality
   -Artificial light and darkness
   -Catching and crating
   -Transport time limit
   -Natural v. dim light
   -Slaughter treatment
   -Slaughter line speed
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Prohibits growth hormones

Growth hormones are legally prohibited from being administered to any pork or poultry.



Prohibits growth hormones: How labels stack up against criteria

CHICKEN LABELS REPORT - Criteria: Prohibits growth hormones
Label Prohibits growth hormones How label stacks up against criteria
Conventional
Yes
American Humane Association Certified
Yes
Animal Welfare Approved
Yes
Certified Humane
Yes
Certified Naturally Grown
Yes
Demeter Biodynamic
Yes
Food Alliance
Yes
Free Range
Yes
GAP Step 1
Yes
GAP Step 2
Yes
GAP Step 3
Yes
GAP Step 4
Yes
GAP Step 5
Yes
GAP Step 5+
Yes
Natural or All Natural
Yes
No antibiotics administered
Yes
USDA Organic
Yes
Vegetarian Fed or No Animal By-Products
Yes
Humanely Raised
Yes
No growth hormones
Yes
Kosher
Yes
USDA Process Verified - Never Ever 3
Yes
USDA Process Verified - Humanely Raised (National Chicken Council Welfare Standards)
Yes
Non-GMO Project Verified
Yes

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