Green Choices: Meat & Poultry Buyer’s Guide

When it comes to buying meat and poultry, the greener choices are not always obvious.

Meat and poultry labels are confusing these days. What does “Natural” on that package of chicken breast mean? Why does “Certified Organic” cost so much? What’s a meat-eater to do? Our green guide to meat and poultry will help you make choices that are best for you.



What I want to know is not only how they were raised, but how they were slaughtered. Cleanly? Humanely? How can we expect cleanly raised animals to remain so if they're fed through the same kill machine as animals who weren't? If I get beef with certified organic, grass fed and humane stamps, does that mean they were slaughtered in a different plant too?


04/22/2010 - 2:39pm

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