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Mary K. Zajac’s March 2 cover story, “A Matter of Good Taste” on kosher food vs. organic, free range food incompletely conveyed the nature of Empire Kosher’s products and production values. Not only has Empire always been a highly regarded producer of kosher poultry products, but we are today also recognized for our leadership in socially and environmentally conscious, truly natural production.
[A]s the kosher market has grown, so has the nation’s food consciousness level. Since my initial chicken purchase in the early 2000s, Empire Kosher has introduced organic and antibiotic-free chickens and turkeys to its line of poultry products citing the demand for these products in the non-kosher community as impetus for their availability in the kosher community.
Empire offers a variety of all-natural, free-roaming, antibiotic-free and 100 percent vegetarian-fed poultry. Also, Empire treats its employees, who are unionized with a string of well-documented benefits. Rosenbaum wants his employees to be part of the company family. Indeed, he was cited with a human rights award in 2007 by the Jewish Labor Committee.
“A new ethical seal joins traditional kosher symbols: Will it fly?” Chicago Jewish Star, February 24, 2012
Citing changing consumer preferences, Empire Kosher, the world’s largest producer of kosher chicken and turkey, now offers organic kosher chickens. The company itself promotes its adherence to many of the same values as Magen Tzedek.
ATLANTA – The National Chicken Council (NCC) announced its new board of directors members at the trade association’s board meeting held in conjunction with the 2012 International Poultry Exposition.