Guide to Food Labels and Terms

The only real term you need to know is your farmer's name. But since any trip to the store seems to be a new open season on marketing terms we found some great resources below so you know your free-range from pasture-raised.


Meat labels from

Meat and poultry terms from USDA

Meat Eater's Guide from the Environmental Working Group

ASPCA Meat, Eggs and Dairy Label Guide

Food Labeling for Dummies by Animal Welfare Approved