Birko Supports Heifer International Through Facebook Donations

June 22, 2012

HENDERSON, Colo. – Birko, a leader in providing food safety solutions to the protein processing, food and beverage industries, today announced that for every “Like” it receives on Facebook through July 31, it will make a donation to Heifer International.

“We sponsor the Team Heifer Birko Greenjeans team through Heifer International to help give the poor and hungry better access to protein,” said Kelly Green, Birko’s third generation owner and chairman of the board. “Heifer International is a global nonprofit that provides gifts of livestock to families who want to become self-reliant.”

Heifer International’s mission is to end hunger and poverty while caring for the Earth. Since 1944, Heifer International has provided livestock and environmentally sound agricultural training to improve the lives of those who struggle daily for reliable sources of food and income. Heifer is currently working in 40 countries, including the United States, to help families and communities become more self-reliant. For more information, visit Heifer International’s Website or call (800) 696-1918.

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About Birko
Birko is a leading provider of food safety solutions to the protein processing, food and beverage industries. Birko manufactures concentrated CIP, sanitation, antimicrobial intervention and process chemical formulations. Birko’s equipment division, Chad Equipment, LLC, designs and manufactures chemical dispensing systems, antimicrobial mixing and spraying conveyors and carcass washing and pasteurizing equipment. Birko’s information technology includes BirkoStats™, an online chemical usage tracking system. Founded in 1953, Birko is a WBENC Certified Women’s Business Enterprise and was awarded Supplier of the Century by the National Meat Association