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your animals,
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WHY ANIMAL WELFARE?

63%

OF CONSUMERS LOOK FOR LABELS THAT CALL OUT HOW THE ANIMAL WAS RAISED WHEN PURCHASING MEAT

Global Animal Partnership SurveyMonkey Audience study, June 2018

46%

OF AMERICANS SAY THAT CLAIMS ON FOOD PRODUCTS HAVE A DIRECT INFLUENCE ON THEIR PURCHASE DECISION

Nielsen Shopper Trend survey from Label Insight, October 2018

93%

OF CONSUMERS SAY IT IS IMPORTANT FOR BRANDS AND MANUFACTURERS TO PROVIDE DETAILED INFORMATION ABOUT WHAT’S IN FOOD AND HOW IT’S MADE

Food Management Institute (FMI) 2018 Transparency Study

Global Animal Partnership SurveyMonkey Audience study, June 2018

Nielsen Shopper Trend survey from Label Insight, October 2018

Food Management Institute (FMI) 2018 Transparency Study

Why Producers like Farmers and Ranchers Should Choose Global Animal Partnership

Why G.A.P.?

Why G.A.P.? Comprehensive ApproachWhy G.A.P.? Comprehensive Approach

Comprehensive Approach

G.A.P. develops and implements tiered standards for 8 farm animal species, impacting over 416 million animals annually.

Why G.A.P.? IntegrityWhy G.A.P.? Integrity

Integrity

Every single farm is audited to our standards every 15 months.

Why G.A.P.? Technical KnowledgeWhy G.A.P.? Technical Knowledge

Technical Knowledge

Our team not only have practical farm knowledge but also have advanced degrees in farm animal behavior and welfare.

Why G.A.P.: Market DemandWhy G.A.P.: Market Demand

Market Demand

Consumers are demanding that farm animals be raised in environments that promote higher welfare.

Why G.A.P.? Marketing SupportWhy G.A.P.? Marketing Support

Marketing Support

When you are G.A.P. certified, you have access to resources to help you promote your operation in the press, online, across social media, and at trade shows.

Our Standards

G.A.P.’s comprehensive standards are truly unique. They are developed with the specific animal in mind, and reflect the latest research in agricultural science combined with achievable, practical application.

Beef

Bison

Chickens

Goats

Laying Hens

Pigs

Sheep

Turkey

STEPS TO GETTING YOUR FARM G.A.P. CERTIFIED

G.A.P. uses independent, third-party certifiers to audit our comprehensive standards and assign the appropriate animal welfare rating. Here are the 5 steps to getting your farm G.A.P. certified:

Steps to Getting G.A.P. Certified: Step 1

G.A.P. APPLICATION SUBMITTED

Steps to Getting G.A.P. Certified: Step 2

FARM PREPARES FOR INITIAL AUDIT

Steps to Getting G.A.P. Certified: Step 3

ON-SITE AUDIT PERFORMED BY CERTIFIER

Steps to Getting G.A.P. Certified: Step 4

G.A.P. ANIMAL WELFARE RATING ASSIGNED

Steps to Getting G.A.P. Certified: Step 5

STANDARDS MAINTAINED UNTIL NEXT AUDIT (15 MONTHS)

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What day is it?? It's TACO TUESDAY!! Check out this great recipe for fajita tacos made with turkey tenderloins. Just 30 minutes to marinate and 10 minutes on the grill. Sounds like the perfect dinner to us!

Get the recipe here >>>> https://globalanimalpartnership.org/grilled-turkey-tenderloin-fajitas/ and #MakeitGAP!

#tacotuesday #turkey #tacos #animalwelfare
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G.A.P. Partner Spotlight Mosner Family Brands

Time to honor another G.A.P. Animal Welfare Certified partner --Mosner Family Brands one of our G.A.P. Certified pork producers. Mosner Family Brands (MFB) was founded by David Mosner, a veteran of New York City’s Meatpacking District. He established MFB in 1957 in Bronx, New York and became a founding shareholder of the world’s largest food distribution center, Hunts Point Cooperative Market. David’s sons, Michael and Philip, joined their father in the early 1980’s and continued to diversify the company’s product offerings and customer-centric approach. Now in its third generation of family management, with the addition of Ben, Seth, and Jessica Mosner, MFB has dedicated itself to the local food movement and has prioritized animal welfare and sustainability as a core tenant of their business.

Mosner Family Brands works with a network of small family farms in New York, Pennsylvania, and New England, all of which raise heritage (Duroc) breed pigs using sustainable methods. All of MFB’s pork programs are G.A.P. Certified to meet our Enriched Environment / Step 2 animal welfare standards. This means the pigs are raised with lots of space and deep bedding to encourage foraging behaviors. There are never any crates or confinements of any type, and the animals were fed an all-vegetarian diet with no antibiotics and no growth hormones.

You can purchase Mosner pork products directly from their website https://mfbny.com/. Thank you Mosner Family Brands for your commitment to family farms and better animal welfare practices. We are proud to call you a G.A.P. partner!

#MakeitGAP #animalwelfare #thankafarmer #familyfarms
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THIS. On your grill this weekend. 🙌 Shredded brown sugar pork butt. Our mouths are watering just thinking about it. Get the recipe here >>> https://globalanimalpartnership.org/brown-sugar-bbq-pork-butt/.

And don't forget to #MakeitGAP when you're shopping for pork. You can pick up pork from our G.A.P. Animal Welfare Certified partner Reunion Foods at many Whole Foods Market stores across the East Coast and south. You can also get G.A.P. Certified pork delivered to your door via Thrive Market.

#pork #porkbutt #porklover #grilledpork #pulledpork #grilling
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Craving a BLT? So are we! We love this new spin on a classic recipe -- turn your sandwich into skewers and throw them on the grill. Genius! Be sure to #MakeitGAP when you buy bacon this week. We recommend one of our G.A.P. Animal Welfare Certified pork partners, Thompson Farms, available in Whole Foods Market stores from Florida to New Jersey.

Get the recipe here: https://globalanimalpartnership.org/grilled-blt-skewers.

Bon appetit!

#bacon #baconlovers #MakeitGAP
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Will you #MakeItGAP next time you purchase chicken 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 chicken producers, @bellandevans, @millerpoultry, @rossdownfarms. See a list of all our G.A.P. partners here: globalanimalpartnership.org/shoppers. #chicken #groceryhaul #summervibes #grilledchicken #bbqrecipes #chickenbreast #grillmaster #dinnerideas #bbqideas
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Summer Grilling Recipes Try this colorful & flavorful chicken recipe next time you BBQ -- grilled chicken with spiced red pepper paste →→→ globalanimalpartnership.org/grilled-chicken-spiced-red-pepper-paste. You'll need one, four-pound chicken to make this recipe.

Feel good about the meat you eat; #MakeItGAP next time you buy chicken at the grocery store. Look for the G.A.P. Animal Welfare Certified label on product packaging from our partners, like @rossdownfarms. #ChickenRecipes #SummerRecipes #BBQ #summergrilling #chicken #summerfood #grilling #cookout #BBQrecipes #BBQideas #foodie #meat #poultry #humanelyraised #pastureraised #dinnerideas #cookingathome #quarantinelife #lockdownfood #grillmaster (Photo source: foodandwine.com.)
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GIVEAWAY Check out this BIG giveaway from our partners, @HickoryNutGap. They are giving away several fun grilling tools, including products from @BigGreenEgg, @LodgeCastiron, and @zwilling_usa.

See the details here: hickorynutgap.com/fire-up and be sure to fire up your summer with Hickory Nut Gap Meats. Giveaway ends this Sunday, July 26; open to residents of Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, or DC and must be 18 years old or older to win. #MakeItGAP #summergrilling #BBQ #biggreenegg #hickorynutgap #NCbeef #beef #steaks #grilling #backyardBBQ #cookout #cookingathome #lodgecastiron #knifelife #BBQlife #lockdown #zwillingknives
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Are chicken wings one of your go-to's for summer grilling? If so, then you're going to love this new recipe -- Jamaican jerk chicken wings →→→ globalanimalpartnership.org/jamaican-jerk-chicken-wings. You'll need four pounds of chicken wings to make this recipe.

Next time you buy chicken at the grocery store, look for the G.A.P. Animal Welfare Certified label on product packaging from our partners, like @bellandevans. (Photo source: Foodal.com.) #MakeItGAP #ChickenRecipes #BBQ #chickenwings #chicken #BBQrecipes #recipes #grillmaster #cookingathome #foodie #meatlover #grilling #cookout #humanelyraised
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Summer Grilling Recipes We're celebrating grilling with chicken this week.

Here's a refreshing, new recipe that's perfect for those super hot summer days -- grilled chicken thigh and cucumber salad →→→ globalanimalpartnership.org/grilled-chicken-cucumber-salad. You'll need six skin-on, boneless chicken thighs (two pounds) to make this recipe.

Feel good about the meat you eat; #MakeItGAP next time you buy chicken at the grocery store. Look for the G.A.P. Animal Welfare Certified label on product packaging, from our partners like @millerpoultry. #ChickenRecipes #BBQ #grilling #summergrilling #chickenthighs #chicken #cucumber #salad #summersalad #grillingrecipes #BBQrecipes #pastureraised #cagefree #humanelyraisedchicken #cookingathome #lockdownfood #summerathome
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Will you #MakeItGAP next time you purchase beef 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 beef producers, @BrasstownBeef and @CountryNaturalBeef. See a list of all our G.A.P. partners here: globalanimalpartnership.org/shoppers. #meat #summergrilling #BBQ #BBQideas #BBQrecipes #meatrecipes #grilling #cookingathome #lockdownlife #lockdown2020 #grillmaster #foodie #summerrecipes #summerfood #cookout #grill #summerBBQ #humanelyraised #beef #wheresthebeef
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Summer Grilling Recipes Next time you feel like firing up the grill, try this delicious recipe for smoked beef ribs →→→ https://globalanimalpartnership.org/smoked-beef-ribs. You'll need around 14 bone section beef chuck ribs (4 - 5 pounds) to make this recipe.

Feel good about the meat you eat; #MakeItGAP next time you buy beef at the grocery store. Look for the G.A.P. Animal Welfare Certified label on product packaging, from brands, like our partners, @CountryNaturalBeef. #BBQ #summergrilling #grilling #beefrecipes #foodie #recipes #beef #cookingathome #grillmaster #meat #overthefirecooking #ribs #smokedbeef #smokedbeef #smokedbeefrecipes #humanelyraisedbeef #humanelyraised #BBQrecipes (Photo source: heygrillhey.com.)
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Summer Grilling Recipes We're celebrating summer grilling with beef this week and will be highlighting some of our beef producer partners.

Try this delicious recipe for Strip Steak with Chimichurri Sauce →→→ globalanimalpartnership.org/strip-steak-with-chimichurri. You'll need 4 New York strip steaks to make this recipe.

Feel good about the meat you eat; #MakeItGAP next time you buy beef at the grocery store. Look for the G.A.P. Animal Welfare Certified label on product packaging, from brands, like our partners, @BrasstownBeef. Photo source: JessicaGavin.com. #brasstownbeef #beef #steak #NYstripsteak #steaks #summergrilling #BBQ #stripsteak #BBQrecipes #grillingrecipes #grilling #humanelyraisedbeef #foodie #recipes #chimichurri #cookout
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Current Farm/Ranch Partners

4 Hills Farm

Farms & Ranches: Lamb, Step 4

Redger Farms

Farms & Ranches: Beef, Step 4

Deck Family Farm

Farms & Ranches: Pork, Step 4

Cooks Venture

Farms & Ranches: Chicken, Step 4

Chuck Howley’s Happy Hollow Ranch

Farms & Ranches: Beef, Step 4

Beauchamp Farms

Farms & Ranches: Beef, Step 4

Adams Ranch

Farms & Ranches: Beef, Step 4

Adena Farms

August 15, 2017

Allen Harim

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 2

American Grassfed Beef

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

American Pasture Pork

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 4

Arcadian Organic and Natural Meats

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Atkins Ranch

Farms & Ranches:
Lamb, Step 4

Baldwin Family Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Bell & Evans

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 2

Blue Goose Cattle Co

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Branch Ranch

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 1 & 4

Brasstown Beef

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Briar Woods Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 2

Caldwell Family Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Campo Lindo Farm

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 3

Capra Foods

Farms & Ranches: Lamb, Step 5

Cattail Creek Lamb

Farms & Ranches:
Lamb, Step 4

Caviness Beef Packers

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 1 & 4

Cold Spring Ranch

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Coleman Natural Foods

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 1 / Chicken Step 2, 3 (ORG), 5

Country Natural Beef

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 1 & 4

Diestel Turkey Ranch

Farms & Ranches:
Turkey, Step 1, 3 & 5

Les Viandes du Breton

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 1

Eel River Organic Beef

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Fair Farm

Farms & Ranches: Laying Hens, Step 5+

Field Gate Organics

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 1

First Nature Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 4

FreeBird Chicken

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 2

Frontiere Natural Meats

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Grassfed Livestock Alliance

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Grayson Natural Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Greenbrier Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 4

Greenham Tasmania Pty Ltd. (Cape Grim)

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Hawaii Big Island Beef

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Hearst Ranch

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Heritage Foods

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 1, 4 (seasonal)

Hickory Nut Gap Meats

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

High Country Lamb

Farms & Ranches: Lamb, Step 4

Hunter Cattle Co.

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Jaindl

Farms & Ranches:
Turkey, Step 2, Turkey Step 3 Organic

Jamaica Broilers Group Ltd.

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 3

JD Farms Specialty Turkey

Farms & Ranches:
Turkey, Step 1

Joyce Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken Step 4, Poussin Step 2

Karro Food Ltd

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 1

Koch’s Turkey Farm

Farms & Ranches:
Turkey, Step 2

Larry Schultz Organic Farm

Farms & Ranches:
Turkey, Step 3

Lasater Grasslands Beef

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Leidy’s

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 1

Llano Seco Rancho

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 2

Malheur River Meats

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 4

Maple Hill

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 2

Marksbury Farm Foods

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 4 / Beef, Step 4

Mayfair Farm

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 4

McDowell Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 3

Meyer Natural Angus

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 1

Michigan Turkey Producers

Farms & Ranches:
Turkey, Step 1

Miller Poultry

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 2

Misty Knoll Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Turkey, Step 2

Niman Ranch

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 1 / Beef, Step 4

North Carolina Natural Hog Growers Association

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 4

Northern Pride

Farms & Ranches:
Turkey, Step 1

Organic Prairie

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 3

Overbrook Farm

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 2

Panorama Meats

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Pennbrook Acres Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 2

Perigo Hay & Cattle

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Pineland Farms Natural Meats, Inc.

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 1 & 4

Pitman Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 2, 3 & 5 / Turkey, Step 3 (ORG), 5 (ABF)

Plainville Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Turkey, Step 1 (ABF), 2 (ORG)

Pozzi Ranch Lamb

Farms & Ranches: Lamb, Step 4

Proffitt Family Cattle Co.

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Rossdown Natural Foods

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 3

Rossdown Natural Foods (Victorian Acres)

Farms & Ranches:
Turkey, Step 1

Schenker Family Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 3

Shenandoah Valley Organic

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 2 & 3

Simply Grazin’

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

Simpson Farms

Farms & Ranches: Beef, Step 4

Southern Natural Farms

Farms & Ranches: Beef, Step 4

Thompson Farms

Farms & Ranches:
Pork, Step 5+

TK Natural Lamb

Farms & Ranches: Lamb, Step 4

Tyson Foods, Inc.

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 1

Villari Brothers

Products & Brands:
Pork, Step 1

Virginia Poultry Growers

Farms & Ranches:
Turkey, Step 1

Wayne Farms

Farms & Ranches: Chicken, Step 2

Western Grassfed Beef

Farms & Ranches:
Beef, Step 4

White Oak Pastures

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 5 / Turkey, Step 5+ / Beef, Step 4, 5+ / Pork, Step 4

Whitewater Processing Co.

Farms & Ranches:
Turkey, Step 1

Yorkshire Valley Farms Ltd.

Farms & Ranches:
Chicken, Step 2 / Turkey, Step 2