Animal Welfare Certified Label - Global Animal Partnership

Changing the way
food is raised.

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Animal Welfare Certified Label - Global Animal Partnership

Changing the way food is raised.

SHOPPERS

Buy G.A.P. Certified

click here
PRODUCERS

Become G.A.P. Certified

click here
RETAILERS

Carry G.A.P. Products

click here
GET G.A.P.
CERTIFIED
click here

Global Animal Partnership is one of the largest animal welfare food labeling programs in North America.

We believe that meaningful label claims, validated by third-party farm audits, are key to influencing the industry, raising consumer expectations, and creating long-lasting change.

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Animals G.A.P. Certified

4000

Farms G.A.P. Certified

5000

Outlets Carrying G.A.P. Certified Products

2500

G.A.P. Certified Products Available

Our Label

Global Animal Partnership Animal Welfare Certified Step 1
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Global Animal Partnership Animal Welfare Certified Step 5+

G.A.P.’s Animal Welfare Certified food labeling program also means that animals are raised without the use of antibiotics, added hormones, or animal by-products. The higher the number, the more the animal’s environment mimics its natural environment.

From Farm to Fork,
the label you can trust.

Global Animal Partnership Animal Welfare Certified Step 1

Our Scope

We work with many partners to link G.A.P. certified supply with consumer demand.

Global Animal Partnership: Farms & Ranches
FARMS & RANCHES
We work with farms to implement our G.A.P. standards.
Global Animal Partnership: Retailers
RETAILERS
These partners carry and market G.A.P. certified meat, eggs, and other licensed products in their stores.
Global Animal Partnership: Manufacturers & Processing Plants
MANUFACTURERS & PROCESSING PLANTS
Processors have to be certified to package G.A.P. ingredients for bulk or retail purchase.
Global Animal Partnership: Food Service
RESTAURANTS & FOOD SERVICE
These establishments support G.A.P.’s mission by using G.A.P. certified ingredients in their menu offerings.
Global Animal Partnership: Products & Brands
PRODUCTS & BRANDS
Through our Labeled Product Authorization (LPA) program, brands use G.A.P. certified products and label their product with our seal.
Global Animal Partnership: Corporate Partners
CORPORATE PARTNERS
As G.A.P. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, our corporate partners support our program through monetary donations.

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We are proud that so many high-quality pet brands prioritize G.A.P. Animal Welfare Certification when they source meat for their products. Pet food brands not only help us build awareness, they also help with carcass utilization for a more sustainable future. Check out our Pet Parents page and shop brands that are G.A.P. Certified. Your pet will thank you too! #MakeitGAP

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Have you tried @Amylufoods chicken sausages yet? They recently launched 4 unique and delicious flavors that are all G.A.P. Animal Welfare Certified! Look for them the next time you shop at your local @wholefoods. Check out our recent blog to learn more about the launch and Amylu!
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Looking for a yummy one-pan meal you can make ahead? Stuffed peppers always deliver. Check out this recipe and use your ground meat of choice - beef, turkey, chicken, bison, or lamb. Bon Appetit! #MakeitGAP

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It's National Milk Day! Did you know that G.A.P. has animal welfare standards for dairy cattle? We are working with several dairy farms on their G.A.P. Certification so that you can find the G.A.P. label on dairy products soon.

Want to learn more about our comprehensive standards for dairy cattle? Check out our standards document below, complete with detailed diagrams and illustrations. Another reason to trust the G.A.P. Animal Welfare Certified label when you shop. #MakeitGAP

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G.A.P.'s Better Chicken Project is in the news! Check out this recent article from Bloomberg highlighting our Better Chicken Project Certified labeled chicken now available at Whole Foods Market.

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Great news! The G.A.P. Better Chicken Project Certified label is available at your local @wholefoods store. Look for the G.A.P. Better Chicken Project label and taste the difference. Thanks for helping us #MakeitGAP!

Read our latest blog post here >>>>
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Looking for a quick one-pot skillet meal? Try this delicious Green Gyro Skillet recipe! Make it with your ground meat of choice -- lamb, beef, turkey, chicken, or bison. Just don't forget to look for the G.A.P. Animal Welfare Certified label when you shop. Enjoy!

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Happy 2023! New year, new possibilities. Wishing you all the best! #MakeitGAP ...

Managing a meaningful certification program means working with many stakeholders: certifiers, farmers, ranchers, processors, brands, animal advocates, retailers, and scientists. We certainly can't do it alone. Thank you to everyone who contributes to the G.A.P. program year in and year out. We are truly #bettertogether.

Read more about G.A.P.'s milestones and vision here >>>
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As 2022 nears an end, there's still time to make a tax-deductible donation to your charities of choice. If you'd like to make a positive impact on the lives of farm animals, we hope you will consider donating to Global Animal Partnership. As always, we appreciate your support. #MakeitGAP #donatetoday

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From our families to yours, we wish you a very merry Christmas! 🎄 ...

Whether you're hosting a holiday party, entertaining your family, or just looking for a weeknight dinner, meatballs are always a good choice. We found a great recipe for swedish meatballs -- trust us when we say the gravy is sooo good.

Check out our recent blog with this recipe and lots of appetizer ideas for entertaining or snacking this week. >>>>> https://globalanimalpartnership.org/about/news/post/g-a-p-s-12-apps-of-christmas/

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Happy Hanukkah! Wishing you all love, light, and peace. ...

Are you entertaining this holiday season? Whether you're keeping it small or going big, appetizers are always a good idea. Just in time for Christmas, we've put together our "12 Apps of Christmas" list with meaty dishes that are sure to please. Check out our blog here and #MakeitGAP when you shop! >>>>>>>>>>>

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January 6, 2023

G.A.P.’s Better Chicken Project Label Now Available at Whole Foods Market

Great news! G.A.P.'s Better Chicken Project Certified chicken is now available at Whole Foods Market stores nationwide! As you may recall, G.A.P.’s Better Chicken Project established a research-based protocol for…
Audience: Everyone
January 4, 2023

Amylu Foods Launches New G.A.P. Certified Chicken Sausage Flavors

We are proud to partner with Amylu Foods, known for all-natural, antibiotic-free chicken sausages, meatballs, burgers, and bacon, on the introduction of four new flavors of Chicken Sausages under the…
Audience: EveryoneG.A.P. Meal Ideas
December 16, 2022

Appetizer Time! Or should we say G.A.P.-etizers?

Hosting a holiday party? Are neighbors coming over to watch the game? Or maybe you just love entertaining? No matter what the occasion, when it's party time, it's appetizer time!…
Audience: EveryoneG.A.P. Meal Ideas
October 5, 2022

Time for some Thanksgiving Recipe Inspiration from G.A.P.

Fall is here and you know what that means -- the holidays are just around the corner. Whether you're prepping for Canadian Thanksgiving in October, American Thanksgiving in November, or…