Labatt Food Service Utilizing Source Verification Program and Labeling

CASTLE ROCK, CO (May 16, 2013 - Marketwire)—Where Food Comes From, Inc., a provider of verification and Internet solutions for the agricultural/livestock industry, has announced that Labatt Food Service is utilizing the Where Food Comes From labeling program on their unique Native American Beef line, a new source-verified brand featuring beef raised exclusively on Native American tribal ranches.

All products carrying the Native American Beef brand are certified under Where Food Comes From's source verification program to be from an approved list of Native American producers. Native American Beef is available for purchase by stores and restaurants in the American Southwest.

"We see great potential to connect consumers with the wonderful heritage and traditions of Native American agriculture and communities through the Where Food Comes From program," said Blair Labatt, CEO of Labatt Food Service.

Based in San Antonio, TX, Labatt Food Service is a broadline foodservice distributor in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and New Mexico. The Company also offers the Where Food Comes From labeling program on their 'New Mexico Source Verified Beef,' which features beef that was born and raised in New Mexico. The New Mexico Source Verified Beef line is currently available in restaurants in Albuquerque and Santa Fe.

"We are pleased to be expanding our relationship with Labatt Food Service on this innovative program," said John Saunders, Chairman and CEO. "This is an ideal way to support Native American ranchers and communities while continuing to offer consumers authentic information about the families behind their food."

For more information, visit: http://www.wherefoodcomesfrom.com/nativeamericanbeef


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