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  • “Chicken – it’s what’s for dinner!” In The Pink, August 31, 2011

    Chicken – it’s what’s for dinner! In The Pink by Hadassah Sabo Milner August 31, 2011 Last night’s chicken dinner was awesome. In fact, my 15 year old son said to me, “no offense Ima, but this tastes better than anything you ever made”. Ouch. But that was after he said “Mmmm, this chicken tastes………DEAD”…

  • “What Is Green Kosher?,” Legal Planet, August 30, 2011

    What Is Green Kosher? Legal Planet by Jonathan Zasloff August 30, 2011 “Green Kosher” is the new advertising tag for Empire Kosher food processors, based in rural Pennsylvania. But what does it mean? There is an important backstory here. Empire is the nation’s leading kosher poultry producer, which has aggressively pursued a progressive image in…

  • “Empire Kosher is now Green Kosher,” Joy of Kosher, August 15, 2011

    As you know, as the world’s oldest and largest producer of kosher chicken and turkey, Empire Kosher has a long history of respecting and adhering to the rituals of kosher slaughter. However, beginning with its transfer to current ownership in 2003 , Empire has taken its focus a step further to ensure that its ethical practices are respected as diligently as its ritual practices.

  • “Hazon speaker trying to push ‘kosher’ to the next level”, J Weekly, August 11, 2011

    Just because that sirloin steak on your plate was certified as kosher, does that make it kosher? Not necessarily, according to Aaron Gross. If the cow suffered in life or in death, the steak is traif, he says.
    As founder and CEO of Farm Forward, a nonprofit working to better the lot of factory farm animals, Gross ponders these questions all the time. He has made a career of blending his love of Jewish ethics with concern for animal welfare.

  • “A kiddush Hashem from the kosher meat industry?” Frum Satire, August 7, 2011

    I know it seems impossible after the Rubashkin fiasco, but lo and behold a recent article in the JTA portrayed a good picture for the kosher meat industry from the daily plant life at Empire and I felt compelled to share this great kiddush hashem with you folks, it doesn’t hurt that the article was quite interesting regardless.