Certified Humane

Certified Humane

http://www.certifiedhumane.org/

Animal Rights & Welfare

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Designed to certify that animals raised for dairy, lamb, poultry and beef products are treated in a humane manner. Traceability ensures that that products come from the farms that were inspected. Access to clean and sufficient food and water; and a safe and healthful living environment is also required from birth through slaughter. Producers also must comply with environmental standards. Under the program, growth hormones are prohibited and animals are raised on a diet without antibiotics. Antibiotics can be used in the treatment of sick animals. The birds are uncaged inside barns or warehouses, but may be kept indoors at all times. They must be able to perform natural behaviors such as nesting, perching, and dust bathing. There are requirements for stocking density and number of perches and nesting boxes. Forced molting through starvation is prohibited, but beak cutting is allowed. Compliance is verified through third-party auditing.

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Grow some beautiful art! Combine thick high quality copper and thinner colored wire, glass, shell and wooden beads and marbles to make four fabulous art pieces. Brighten an outdoor landscape or add a little whimsy to a potted plant. This eco art kit provides hours of fun with friends & family, and it includes a bonus project--the box turns into a frame for your finished artwork! Includes copper wire, colorful craft wire, glass beads, wooden beads, shell beads, glass marbles and ideas sheet. You provide pliers or nail clippers. Assembled at Goodwill Industries of South-Central Wisconsin. Ages 8 & up.

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Helen Keller, an active member of the now century-old labor union, introduced the Industrial Workers of the World as follows: "The IWW's affirm as a fundamental principle that the creators of wealth are entitled to all they create. Thus they find themselves pitted against the whole profit-making system. They declare that there can be no compromise so long as the majority of the working class lives in want while the master class lives in luxury. They insist that there can be no peace until the workers organize as a class, take possession of the resources of the earth and the machinery of production and distribution and abolish the wage system."
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