Meant To Be Natural Food

Rating
Farm/Brand HeadquartersSpring Valley, NY
ProductsCheese, fluid milk
Websitehttp://www.meanttobefood.com/
Market AreaNY, NJ
Total Score1515

This is a kosher brand that can be found at Nature’s Warehouse in Lakewood, NJ, and a number of natural food stores in New York. Visit www.meanttobefood.com and click on contact for more information.

CriteriaPointsComment
TOTAL (possible score is 1600 plus extra credit)1515
5-Cow Rating | Top-Rated—Beyond Organic
Ownership structure80Family-owned business
Milk Supply90Sources from two family farms
Organic Production100100% organic
Disclosure of Information for Verification100Full disclosure
Organic Certification90PCO/MOSA
Other Labels/Standards80PCO Grass-fed certified
Grass-fed100PCO Grass-fed certified
Soy Free Ration?No Soy
Pasture100Excellent pasture compliance
Times Milked100One time per day
Cull/death Rate100Very low cull rate
Replacements100Closed herd
Calves75Calves removed from mother shortly after birth (standard practice)
Antibiotic Use100No antibiotic use
Hormone Usage100No hormones used
Farm Support100Rabbi is on-site for every milking
Procurement of Ingredients100No outside ingredients used
Extra Credit0None