Is the label verified?
Yes
Is the meaning of the label consistent?
Partially
Are the label standards publicly available?
Yes
Is information about the organization publicly available?
Yes
Is the organization free from conflict of interest?
Unknown
Was the label developed with broad public and industry input?
Yes

This label can be found on: Beef, chicken, pork, turkey, sheep, goat, bison

ORGANIZATION: Global Animal Partnership

url: www.globalanimalpartnership.org

LABEL STANDARDSwww.globalanimalpartnership.org/5-step-animal-welfare-rating-program/standards

 

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What this label means

 

A closer look at the standards for broilers (chicken) 

Indoor space per bird
Clean litter
Indoor air / Ammonia levels
Lighting
Environmental enrichment
Outdoor access
Genetics and better breeds / limit on fast growth
Slaughter

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A closer look at the standards for pigs (pork)

Indoor space per growing pig
Crates for gestating and farrowing sows
Clean bedding
Indoor air / ammonia levels
Environmental enrichment
Outdoor access
Physical alterations
Blunt force trauma
Slaughter

A closer look at the standards for cattle (beef)

Pasture

 

Pain relief during castration
Hot iron branding

Disbudding
Slaughter

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A closer look at the standards for: 

The requirements below are the same for all step levels.

Antibiotic use
Drugs for growth promotion
Animal by-products in feed
GMOs in feed

How meaningful is this label? 

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Is the label verified?
Is the meaning of the label consistent?
Are the label standards publicly available?
Is information about the organization publicly available?
Is the organization free from conflict of interest?
Was the label developed with broad public and industry input?