Trust In Animal Proteins
TRUST IN ANIMAL PROTEINS
Vision: Sustainably Nourishing Local and Global Communities with Wholesome Meat and Poultry
Taking a leadership position within the North American Meat Institute (NAMI North America’s largest trade association of meat/poultry packers and processors) Cardinal’s Vice President and a Past Chair for NAMI, John Vatri spearheaded an initiative to set new industry goals for sourcing and transparency.
Striving to achieve fulfillment of the core strategies listed above, Cardinal aims to build greater connection and trust with the consumers that we serve.
“Aligned with NAMI and for greater clarity, we have listed a key descriptor to expand the outcomes we have committed to as a business and for the industry” (John Vatri):
The meat and poultry supply chain produces safe meat products without exception
Lead the global animal protein industry to achieve the lowest environmental outcomes of meat production on land, air and water in the world
Design and universally adhere to a globally accepted and outcome based standard for animal welfare at all points in supply chain
Health and Wellness
Uphold animal protein as consumers’ preferred choice for nutrition, health and wellness
Labour and Human Rights
Be an employer of choice through an unyielding commitment to diversity, inclusion, employee occupational health & safety, and human rights
“To our customers: Please ask us about and expect us to be leaders and to our suppliers: Please bring us ideas and practical ways to help us and the industry live our commitments”
President and Owner
Cardinal Meat Specialists Ltd.