June 27, 2018

Shop With Your Heart Summer BBQ Shopping List

July 4th dog

You can improve the lives of animals even when kicking back and cooking out with family and friends. Just take this shopping list to your favorite grocery store in preparation for your next summer barbeque! These brands have either earned a meaningful animal welfare certification recognized by the ASPCA or are a plant-based alternative. Whether you’re into traditional hot dogs and hamburgers or you’re a proud vegetarian, there’s a little something on this list for everyone.

Look for the labels! These are the 3 certifications recognized by the ASPCA Shop With Your Heart program:

AWA Logo  

 (or a plant-based alternative, denoted by this icon !)

Hot Dogs & Sausages

  • Ayrshire Farm certified humane – beef, chicken & pork
  • Belcampo Awa logo *online only – beef & pork
  • Beyond Meat
  • Bilinski’s GAP step 3  – chicken
  • DuBreton – Rustic Farm certified humane – pork
  • Field Roast 
  • Fra' Mani certified humane – pork
  • Morningstar Farms 
  • Niman Ranch certified humane – beef & pork
  • Quorn 
  • Smart Chicken – Organic Line certified humane – chicken
  • Teton Waters Ranch certified humane – beef
  • Tofurky 
  • White Oak Pastures Awa logo certified humane GAP step 5+ – beef, chicken & pork
  • Yves 

Burgers

  • Amy’s Kitchen 
  • Ayrshire Farm certified humane – beef
  • Baldwin Beef Awa logo – beef  
  • Before the Butcher 
  • Belcampo Awa logo *online only – beef
  • Beyond Meat 
  • Boca 
  • Brasstown Beef GAP step 4 – beef
  • Country Natural Ground Beef GAP step 4 – beef
  • Field Roast 
  • Gardein 
  • Hip Chick Farms GAP step 3  – turkey 
  • Mariposa Ranch certified humane *online only – beef
  • Morningstar Farms 
  • Niman Ranch certified humane – beef & lamb
  • Quorn 
  • Skagit River Ranch certified humane *online only – beef
  • Teton Waters Ranch certified humane – beef
  • Tofurky 
  • White Oak Pastures certified humane GAP step 5+ – beef, lamb & turkey
  • Yves 

Ribs, Wings & Other Items

  • Ayrshire Farm certified humane – ribs, wings & more!
  • Belcampo Awa logo *online only – ribs, wings & more!
  • Crystal Lake Farms GAP step 4 – chicken & more!
  • DuBreton – Rustic Farm certified humane – ribs & more!
  • Farmer Focus certified humane – chicken
  • Field Roast  – fruffalo wings, corn dogs & more!
  • Gardein  – wings & more!
  • Koch’s Turkey certified humane – wings & more!
  • Llano Seco GAP step 2 – ribs & more!
  • Mary’s Free Range Chicken GAP step 3  GAP step 4 GAP step 5
  • Morningstar Farms  – wings, corn dogs & more!
  • Murray’s Chicken certified humane – wings & more!
  • Newman Farms certified humane *online only – ribs & more!
  • Niman Ranch certified humane – ribs & more!
  • Smart Chicken – Organic Line certified humane – wings & more!
  • White Oak Pastures Awa logo certified humane GAP step 5+ – ribs, wings & more!

Condiments

  • Sir Kensington's certified humane – mayonnaises, dijonnaise, special sauce & ranch dressings
  • Sir Kensington's  – fabanaise mayo

For a full list of certified meat, egg and dairy brands as well as plant-based alternatives that you can find in stores and online, please visit aspca.org/foodbrands.

If you are having trouble finding welfare-certified or plant-based alternatives, let your local grocery store know you wish they stocked more humane products!