Grass Point Farm Milk Fat Free

Grade A. Homogenized. Vitamins A & D. Ultra-pasteurized. Naturally occurring omega 3s and CLAs. Grass fed! Real. Independently certified. Certified Pasture. Raised & humanely cared for. Meets the third party certified Grass Point Animal Compassionate and Grass Fed Program Standards, which require nutritious, pasture diet without antibiotics, or hormones; animals are raised humanely in conditions that support natural animal behavior. Common Practices: outdoor access for cows; Description Regarding the Well-Being of Farm Animals: helps prevent abnormal behaviors and enhances vigor, health and overall immune system; Grass Point Farms: mandatory; Industry Guidelines: not required; National Organic Program (USDA): yes; but with debate on definition. Common Practices: pasture management requirements; Description Regarding the Well-Being of Farm Animals: helps insure proper diet, healthy soils and grasses; Grass Point Farms: mandatory; industry guidelines: not required; National Organic Program (USDA): not required. Common Practices: dual production (different standards of care are applied to different groups of animals); Description Regarding the Well-Being of Farm Animals: allows industrial agribusiness to raise some animals with higher standards and the rest under cruel conditions while out-competing humane family farmers; Grass Point Farms: prohibited; Industry Guidelines: permitted; National Organic Program (USDA): permitted. Common Practices: independent family farmers (family owns the farm, participates in the majority daily labor, and the farm provides a meaningful livelihood); Description Regarding the Well-Being of Farm Animals: higher assurance that animals will be cared for as individuals and that a humane ethic will be passed on to future generations; Grass Point Farms: mandatory, with a minimum of 50% family farm labor requirement; Industry Guidelines: not required; National Organic Program (USDA): not required. Common Practices: carbon footprinting standards; Description Regarding the Well-Being of Farm Animals: helps reduce the impact human and animal activities have on the environment in terms of green house gases produced; Grass Point Farms: mandatory; Industry Guidelines: not required; National Organic Program (USDA): not required. Common Practices: comprehensive farm management plan; Description Regarding the Well-Being of Farm Animals: requires a written farm management plan considering environmental stewardship practices; Grass Point Farms: mandatory; Industry Guidelines: not required; National Organic Program (USDA): mandatory. Common Practices: farm inspections; Description Regarding the Well-Being of Farm Animals: assurance that standard claims are being followed; Grass Point Farms: mandatory; Industry Guidelines: not required; National Organic Program (USDA): mandatory. Common Practices: unified grass, animal care and environmental standards; Description Regarding the Well-Being of Farm Animals: ability to address and comply to a complete list of standards impacting the health and well being of dairy cows, family farmers, land, air and water. Grass Point Farms: yes; Industry Guidelines: no; National Organic Program (USDA): no.

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