SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Fork in the Road Foods is proud to announce the launch of Non-GMO Project Verified gourmet sausages and hot dogs. Items will hit shelves in most regions of Whole Foods Market around the country beginning in early September 2015. The line includes six chicken and heirloom pork varieties.
“We are continually striving to improve our standards and take a better path,” said Phil Gatto, CEO of Fork in the Road. “In speaking with our customers and farmers over the past few years, we knew that going non-GMO would be a step in the right direction. We are happy to offer consumers a product that is free of genetically modified organisms and meets our guidelines for animal welfare and quality.”
Fork in the Road received Non-GMO Project Verification after a rigorous testing process to ensure all animal feed and product ingredients, as well as their manufacturing plant, met the Non-GMO Project Standard. As with all Fork in the Road products, the sausages are produced from meat raised without the use of antibiotics and added hormones, and is animal welfare certified under the Global Animal Partnership (GAP) 5-Step Program. Products contain no synthetic nitrates or nitrites, or artificial ingredients and preservatives.
“Whole Foods Market is excited to introduce Fork in the Road’s new line of sausages and hot dogs from non-GMO fed chicken and pigs,” said Becky Faudree, Whole Foods Market Global Senior Meat Coordinator. “We are proud of this exclusive partnership where we have both worked hard to bring our customers a new and unique product in the meat space.”
Fork in the Road’s new non-GMO sausage line includes:
- Vermont Maple Syrup Breakfast Sausage
- Bratwurst Made With Heirloom Pork
- Asian Style Pork Sausage with Ginger and Scallions
- Fire Roasted Fuji Apple Chicken Sausage
- Spicy Heirloom Pepper Chicken Sausage
- Honest Dogsâ„˘ Uncured Chicken Hot Dogs
For more information, visit www.forkintheroad.com.
About Fork in the Road Foods:Â Fork in the Road Foods is a community of people with generations in the food business who have come together to take a better path. Based in Northern California, the company produces high-quality deli meats, sausages and hot dogs you can feel good about feeding your family. All meat comes from animals raised without antibiotics or added hormones, and is animal welfare certified under the Global Animal Partnership (GAP) 5-Step Program. Products are handcrafted from honest ingredients and free from synthetic nitrates or nitrates, artificial ingredients and preservatives.
For more information, visit www.forkintheroad.com