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Feel good about
the meat you eat.

FOR SHOPPERS

For Shoppers
Learn how to #MakeItGAP

FOR PRODUCERS

For Producers
Learn about our G.A.P. standards

FOR BUSINESSES

For Businesses
Learn about G.A.P. certification

GET CERTIFIED

Get Certified
Let’s get started

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.

416

Animals G.A.P. Certified

3900

Farms G.A.P. Certified

5000

Outlets Carrying G.A.P. Certified Products

1200

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.

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Will you #MakeItGAP next time you purchase lamb for your next summer BBQ?

Look for the G.A.P. Animal Welfare Certified label when you're shopping and feel good about the meat you eat. When you buy G.A.P. Animal Welfare Certified products you know that your meat contains no antibiotics and hormones, and was raised according to G.A.P.'s comprehensive animal welfare standards.

A special shout out to our G.A.P. Certified lamb producers, @AtkinsRanch, @CapraFoods, @cattailcreeklamb and Pozzi Ranch. See a list of all our G.A.P. partners here: globalanimalpartnership.org/shoppers. #lamb #lambrecipes #BBQ #summerBBQ #cookout #cookingathome #grilling #grillingrecipes #BBQrecipes #lambchops #grassfedlamb #tastepurenature #fanoflamb #humanelyraisedlamb #pastureraised #grassfed #humanelyraised #meat #recipes #foodies #groceryhaul
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Summer Grilling Recipes — Try this Mediterranean grilled lamb chops with tomato mint quinoa recipe this week.

You'll need around 16 lamb chops to make this recipe; get the details here →→→ globalanimalpartnership.org/grilled-lamb-chops-tomato-mint-quinoa.

Feel good about the meat you eat; #MakeItGAP next time you buy lamb at the grocery store. Look for the G.A.P. Animal Welfare Certified label on product packaging, from brands, like our partners, Pozzi Ranch. You can find Pozzi Ranch lamb at @WholeFoods in Northern California. #lambrecipes #lamb #lambchops #BBQ #summergrilling #meatlover #foodie #summerfood #summerrecipes #BBQrecipes #cookout #grillmaster #grassfedlamb #Greekfood #Mediterraneanfood #Mediterraneandiet
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☀️SUMMER GRILLING ☀️ INSPO — Add grilled lamb sliders to your summer grilling menu this week and thank us later.

Get this delicious recipe from our partners, @caprafoods, here caprafoods.com/recipe-grilled-lamb-sliders. You'll need one pound of ground lamb to make these. #MakeItGAP #FanofLamb #lamb #grassfedlamb #lambrecipes #BBQ #sliders #burgers #summergrilling #cookout #cookingathome #capralamb #caprafood #texasfood #texas
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Summer Grilling Recipes This week, we're celebrating lamb. When you fire up the grill next, consider making these delicious grilled lamb pitas with pistachio & mint salsa.

You'll need one pound of ground lamb to make this recipe →→→ globalanimalpartnership.org/grilled-lamb-pitas-pistachio-mint-pesto.

Feel good about the meat you eat; #MakeItGAP next time you buy lamb at the grocery store. Look for the G.A.P. Animal Welfare Certified label on product packaging, from brands, like our partners, @CATTAILCREEKLAMB. Consumers living in the Portland, OR area can purchase Cattail Creek Lamb through @MilkRun.

Photo source: Vodkaandbiscuits.com #lamb #humanelyraised #pitas #meatrecipes #fanoflamb #lambrecipes #gilling #summergrilling #BBQ #milkrun #portlandfood #grassfedmeat #grassfedlamb #mint #BBQrecipes #lambrecipes #howtorecipe #cookingathome
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Summer Grilling Recipes This this recipe over the 4th of July weekend -- grilled sausage and peppers with garlic aioli.

You'll need chicken sausage to make this recipe →→→ globalanimalpartnership.org/grilled-sausage-peppers-garlic-aioli.

Feel good about the meat you eat; #MakeItGAP next time you buy sausage at the grocery store. Look for the G.A.P. Animal Welfare Certified label on product packaging, from brands, like our partners, @BilinskiSausage. #4thofJuly #weekend #cookout #BBQ #BBQseason #sausageparty #sausage #sausagerecipes #BBQrecipes #4thofJulyrecipes #humanelyraisedchicken #chickenrecipes #chicken #humanelyraised #grilling #grillmaster #meatlover #cookingathome #foodie
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SUMMER GRILLING Check out this colorful 🌮 broccoli melt sausage taco recipe 🌮 from our partners, Seemore Meats & Veggies (@eatseemore) →→→ eatseemore.com/recipes/broccoli-melt-sausage-tacos.

Be sure to look for Seemore G.A.P. Animal Welfare Certified sausages on sale now at your local @WholeFoods. #MakeItGAP #SummerGrilling #sausage #BBQ #grilling #eatseemore #avocado #tacorecipes #grillingseason #summergrilling #cookout #eatpretty #eattherainbow #eatclean #sausagerecipes #meatrecipes
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Summer Grilling Recipes | We're celebrating some of our sausage partners this week and sharing some of our favorite grilling recipes.

If you enjoy making skewers on the grill, give this recipe a try this week for grilled sausage and vegetable skewers with pineapple BBQ sauce.
Get the recipe here →→→ globalanimalpartnership.org/grilled-sausage-skewers-pineapple-bbq.

Feel good about the meat you eat; #MakeItGAP next time you buy sausage at the grocery store. Look for the G.A.P. Animal Welfare Certified label on product packaging, from brands, like our partners, @eatseemore's La Dolce Beet-a Sausages.
Stay tuned here for more sausage BBQ ideas. #BBQ #grilling #grillingseason #grillmaster #sausage #meat #skewers #BBQ recipes #sausagerecipes #BBQparty #cookout #summergrillingseason #summergrilling #groceryhaul #grilledpineapple #BBQsauce #EatSeeMore #beetsausages
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Will you #MakeItGAP next time you purchase turkey for your next BBQ?

Look for the G.A.P. Animal Welfare Certified label when you're shopping and feel good about the meat you eat.
When you buy G.A.P. Animal Welfare Certified products you know that your meat contains no antibiotics and hormones, and was raised according to G.A.P.'s comprehensive animal welfare standards.

A special shout out to our G.A.P. Certified turkey producers, @DiestelFamilyRanch and @Plainvillepoultry See a list of all our G.A.P. partners here: globalanimalpartnership.org/shoppers. #turkey #BBQ #cookout #grilling #grillmaster #turkeyburger #turkeyrecipes #backyardBBQ #summergrillingseason #BBQseason #humanelyraisedturkey
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