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

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G.A.P. Certified Products Available

Our Label

Global Animal Partnership Animal Welfare Certified Step 1
Global Animal Partnership Animal Welfare Certified Step 2
Global Animal Partnership Animal Welfare Certified Step 3
Global Animal Partnership Animal Welfare Certified Step 4
Global Animal Partnership Animal Welfare Certified Step 5
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.

#MakeItGAP on Instagram

Love burgers but want to ditch the bun? Check out this recipe for low-carb burger bowls! Pat out burgers with your favorite G.A.P. Certified protein - beef, turkey, lamb, or chicken - and throw them on the grill with your favorite veggies. Add some of your favorite leafy greens with your favorite dressing and you've got a protein-packed salad full of whole foods that will leave feeling ready for swimsuit season. Just don't forget to #MakeitGAP!

https://globalanimalpartnership.org/healthy-burger-bowls/ (link.in bio)

#grillingseason #summergrilling #burgers #burgerbowl #weeknightrecipes #easyrecipes #easydinners #dinnerisserved #burgerlover #turkeyburger #chickenburger #lambburger #lowcarb #ketofriendly #swimsuitseason #summer #getgrilling
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Happy 4th of July! We hope you are grilling and relaxing.

#happy4th #independenceday #happy4thofjuly #happyjuly4th #MakeitGAP #AnimalWelfareCertified
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Looking for a new recipe to add to your 4th of July weekend BBQ? Check out these salmon bites! The perfect starter for your weekend gathering. We're working hard to get our new G.A.P. Farmed Salmon Standards into practice so you'll be able to buy G.A.P. Certified salmon near you in 2022! Stay tuned!

https://globalanimalpartnership.org/salmon-bites-with-wasabi-mayo/ (link.in bio)

#salmon #salmonrecipes #salmonrecipe #salmonlover #grilledsalmon #bbqrecipes #bbq #summergrilling #july4recipes #july4th #bettersalmon #AnimalWelfareCertified #MakeitGAP
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We are so proud that @CampfireTreats sources G.A.P. Animal Welfare Certified chicken, turkey, and beef for their treats. Learn more about Marko Wittich, President of Campfire Treats, by checking out our latest blog below. We talked with Marko about why he decided to start his company and what he has planned for the future. Thank you, Marko, for prioritizing farm animal welfare for your products and for our favorite pets! #MakeitGAP

https://globalanimalpartnership.org/about/news/post/meet-marko-wittich-from-campfire-treats-a-g-a-p-certified-pet-partner/ (link.in bio)

#doglover #dogtreats #pettreats #petlover #dogfood #petfood #petfoodindustry #premiumpetfood #premiumpettreats #certificationmatters #allanimalsmatter
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More great news about our new fish welfare standards! We ranked first in the new Benchmarking Report from @aquaticlifeinstitute! Check out our blog to learn more and read the report. We are so proud to be recognized. #MakeitGAP

https://globalanimalpartnership.org/about/news/post/aquatic-life-institute-benchmarking-report-recognizes-g-a-p-s-new-aquaculture-standard-as-the-most-comprehensive/ (link in bio)

#fishwelfare #farmedsalmon #salmonstandard #animalwelfarecertified #farmedsalmonwelfare #farmedsalmonstandard #salmonindustry #salmon #fish #fishindustry
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Happy First Official Day of Summer! Have you fired up your grill yet? We love grilling for so many reasons but the #1 reason is that meat is always the star of the show. Looking for another marinade recipe to add to your arsenal? Try this greek marinade for pork chops -- marinate overnight, for the whole day, or marinate and freeze for later. Just don't forget to look for the Animal Welfare Certified label when you shop and #MakeitGAP!

https://globalanimalpartnership.org/greek-pork-chops/ (link in bio)

#summergrilling #grillingrecipes #porkchops #porklover #pork #greekrecipes #marinade #grilling #meatrecipes #fireupthegrill #happysummer
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It's almost Father's Day! Still looking for ways to make Dad's Day special? Check out our latest blog with loads of grilling recipes and family activities to make it a Sunday to remember!

Happy Father's Day from the G.A.P. Team!

https://globalanimalpartnership.org/about/news/post/makeitgap-when-you-celebrate-fathers-day/

#MakeitGAP #AnimalWelfareCertified #FathersDay #FathersDay2022 #DadsDay #recipes #meatrecipes #grillingrecipes #makedadsday #familytime #grilling
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It's grilling season! To celebrate the launch of our new G.A.P. Salmon Welfare Standards, we have found some delicious salmon recipes. You won't see the G.A.P. Certified label on salmon in your store just yet but we're working hard to find the right partners to make it happen.

Download the recipe here >>>>
https://globalanimalpartnership.org/grilled-salmon-meyer-lemons/

#fishwelfare #farmedsalmon #salmon #bettersalmon #gapcertified #animalwelfarecertified #salmonlover #salmonrecipes #grilledsalmon #grillingrecipes #fishwelfarecertification
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We are proud to welcome another amazing pet food brand to the G.A.P. family! Thank you @honestkitchen for prioritizing farm animal welfare for your chicken recipes and treats! Congratulations on your G.A.P. Certification! #animalsmatter #MakeitGAP

Read more about the announcement here:
http://ow.ly/qlFA50JwzYG

#petfood #dogfood #dogtreats #certificationmatters #doglover #petlover #petindustry #animalwelfarecertified #betterchicken
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Have you heard the news? G.A.P. just launched welfare standards for farmed Atlantic salmon! That means #bettersalmon is just around the corner. G.A.P. has applied our unique, tiered approach to farmed salmon by developing 3 certification levels, or steps. Want to learn more about what these 3 Steps mean? Check out our latest blog here >>>>
https://globalanimalpartnership.org/about/news/post/why-does-g-a-p-s-new-farmed-salmon-standard-have-3-steps

#MakeitGAP #AnimalWelfareCertified #farmedsalmon #salmon #farmedsalmonstandards #certificationmatters #fishwelfare #farmedfish #salmonindustry #getcertified
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It's World Oceans Day and we are ready to make a BIG SPLASH! G.A.P. is proud to announce our new Farmed Atlantic Salmon Standards!

G.A.P. has taken the same comprehensive, welfare-based outcomes approach and applied it to aquaculture. We have employed the same rigorous standards development process, comprehensive animal-based scoring systems, and "animal first" approach to develop our new farmed Atlantic salmon welfare standards. With your help in the coming years, we'll impact the lives of millions of farmed salmon across the world.

Read more about our launch in our latest blog and visit our new Salmon Standards page on our site. #MakeitGAP >>>>>

https://globalanimalpartnership.org/about/news/post/g-a-p-dives-into-aquaculture-with-new-farmed-salmon-welfare-standard (link.in bio)

#farmedsalmon #aquaculture #fishwelfare #animalwelfare #animalwelfarecertified #fishwelfarestandards #animalwelfarestandards #certificationmatters #farmedfishcertification #fishcertification #farmedsalmonindustry
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How do you give your grilled chicken breast an upgrade? Turn it into bruschetta! Who needs the bread when you can have bruschetta on a juicy, G.A.P. Certified chicken breast?! Just don't forget to #MakeitGAP when you shop.

View or download the recipe here >>>>
https://globalanimalpartnership.org/grilled-bruschetta-chicken/ (link.in bio)

#chickenlover #chickenrecipe #chickenrecipes #animalwelfarecertified #winnerwinnerchickendinner #grilledchicken #bruschetta #summergrilling #grilling #grillingrecipes #healthyrecipes #lowcarb #summerbbq
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It's almost summer... which means it's BBQ time! And no BBQ would be complete without some good 'ol pasta salad! We found this delish recipe for pasta salad with our favorite ingredient - BACON. Check it out and download with the link below. Just don't forget to #MakeitGAP when you shop for bacon!

https://globalanimalpartnership.org/blt-pasta-salad/ (link.in bio)

#bacon #baconlover #blt #AnimalWelfareCertified #pastasalad #bbq #summerbbq #pastasaladrecipe #summerrecipe #summerrecipes #summersides
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Happy Memorial Day from the G.A.P. Team. Today, we remember and honor all of the men and women who serve. You are our heroes.
#MemorialDay #HappyMemorialDay #rememberandhonor #memorialday2022 #veterans #rememberthefallen
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May is National Pet Month - but isn't every month 'pet month' when it comes to our favorite furry friends?!? We hope you get to spend some quality time with your adoring pets over the long weekend - it's amazing how much they add to our lives, isn't it?

Don't forget that many of your favorite food brands are G.A.P. Certified or have G.A.P. Certified lines. Check out our Pet Parents page to learn more: https://globalanimalpartnership.org/pet-parents/.

#MakeitGAP #AnimalWelfareCertified #NationalPetMonth #petlover #doglover #catlover #dogsofinstagram #catsofinstagram #petfood #dogfood #catfood #certificationmatters #loveyourpet
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Audience: EveryoneG.A.P. Certified Pet Partners
June 26, 2022

Meet Marko Wittich from Campfire Treats, a G.A.P. Certified Pet Partner

G.A.P. always takes an active interest in our partners. This month, we had the opportunity to talk to Marko Wittich, President of Campfire Treats, one of our newest pet treat…
Audience: BusinessG.A.P. Aquaculture Standards
June 23, 2022

Aquatic Life Institute Benchmarking Report Recognizes G.A.P.’s New Aquaculture Standard as the Most Comprehensive

G.A.P. recently spoke with Catalina Lopez, Director of the Aquatic Animal Alliance (AAA), a global coalition founded in 2020 with the mission to free aquatic animals from suffering. Catalina works…
Audience: EveryoneG.A.P. Meal Ideas
June 17, 2022

#MakeitGAP When You Celebrate Father’s Day!

It's time once again to celebrate all of the amazing dads out there! Happy Father's Day from the G.A.P. Team! Looking to make Dad's day extra special this year? We…
Audience: EveryoneG.A.P. Thought Leadership
June 7, 2022

Why Does G.A.P.’s New Farmed Salmon Standard Have 3 Steps?

If you've taken a look at G.A.P.’s new Farmed Atlantic Salmon Standard, you may have questions about the different Step levels and what they mean.  A tiered approach Like our…