The 5 Biggest Myths about "Natural" Meats
4. Myth or Truth: “Certified Humane” is the Same Thing as USDA-Certified Organic.
Myth. The “certified humane” label does not necessarily mean that the meat or poultry meets all organic standards. It does, however, guarantee that animals have freedom to move and prohibits crates and tie-downs in stalls, as well as artificial means to induce growth, such as continuous barn lights for broiler chickens. “Certified humane” prohibits the use of antibiotics and growth hormones.