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the meat you eat.

FOR SHOPPERS

For ShoppersLearn how to #MakeItGAP

FOR PRODUCERS

For ProducersLearn about our GAP standards

FOR BUSINESSES

For Brands & RetailersLearn about GAP certification

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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 GAP standards

FOR BUSINESSES

For Businesses
Learn about GAP 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 GAP Certified

3800

Farms GAP Certified

5000

Outlets Carrying GAP Certified Products

1200

GAP Certified Products Available

Our Label

GAP Animal Welfare Certified Step 1
GAP Animal Welfare Certified Step 2
GAP Animal Welfare Certified Step 3
GAP Animal Welfare Certified Step 4
GAP Animal Welfare Certified Step 5
GAP Animal Welfare Certified Step 5+

GAP’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.

GAP Animal Welfare Certified Step 1

Our Scope

We work with many partners to link GAP certified supply with consumer demand.

Global Animal Partnership: Farms & Ranches
FARMS & RANCHES
We work with farms to implement our GAP standards.
Global Animal Partnership: Retailers
RETAILERS
These partners carry and market GAP 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 GAP ingredients for bulk or retail purchase.
Global Animal Partnership: Food Service
RESTAURANTS & FOOD SERVICE
These establishments support GAP’s mission by using GAP certified ingredients in their menu offerings.
Global Animal Partnership: Products & Brands
PRODUCTS & BRANDS
Through our Labeled Product Authorization (LPA) program, brands use GAP certified products and label their product with our seal.
Global Animal Partnership: Corporate Partners
CORPORATE PARTNERS
As GAP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, our corporate partners support our program through monetary donations.
Global Animal Partnership Scientific Advisory Council Audience: EveryoneGAP Thought LeadershipUncategorized
May 20, 2019

Announcing GAP’s Scientific Advisory Committee

GAP is excited to announce the formation of our international Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC). Though GAP has always worked closely with the scientific community, we felt it was imperative to…
Audience: EveryoneGAP Farm Life Sneak Peek
May 16, 2019

On the Move: Achieving Symbiosis in Cattle Ranching

GAP's farm animal welfare standards include the maintenance of vegetative cover for our Outdoor Access (Step 3), Pasture Raised (Step 4), Animal Centered (Step 5), and Life on Farm (Step…
Audience: EveryoneGAP Farm Life Sneak Peek
May 6, 2019

Hogging the Spotlight

“Pig” of the Litter If you’ve been following the #GAPFarmLife blog series, you would have learned that for a turkey farmer, ‘litter’ means ‘bedding’. But for a pig farmer, the…
Farm Life: Lambing Audience: EveryoneGAP Farm Life Sneak Peek
April 5, 2019

GAP Farm Life: A Lambing Success Story

Part of good farm animal welfare is ensuring standards apply to the entire lifecycle of the animal. Today, we’re going to cover lambing – the sheep world’s equivalent to birthing.…