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PORKCARE

Pork From The Heart

ABOUT PORKCARE

Our Validus Verification division holds the honor of being the first company to focus on objective, scored auditing for animal welfare. Validus, founded by Earl Dotson in 1995 and purchased by Where Food Comes From in 2013, is a recognized leader in animal welfare auditing in the pork industry, and its programs are regarded as the gold standard today. Validus is now handling audits for all PorkCARE certified farms.   

Validus’ extensive and acclaimed experience in the auditing industry gives PorkCARE the solid foundation necessary to help build long-term sustainability practices. 

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ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP
  • Animal care and wellbeing policies and practices
     

  • Biosecurity and emergency preparedness protocols
     

  • Employee animal care training
     

  • Animal health protocols
     

  • Trasport Quality Assurance (TQA)
     

  • Housing conditions

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PEOPLE & COMMUNITY
  • Land & water resources
     

  • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions
     

  • Animal productivity
     

  • Energy reduction
     

  • Waste management
     

  • Long-term strategy

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ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
  • Safety training for workers
     

  • Safe working environment
     

  • Fair compensation and treatment
     

  • Growth and development opportunities
     

  • Business & succession planning
     

  • Local community support

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Phone: 303.895.3002

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