Note: this review is for the Rainforest Alliance Certified seal on food only.

This seal can be found on

Processed foods, fruits and vegetables, coffee and tea, chocolate, nuts, vegetable oil and shortening

ORGANIZATION:  Rainforest Alliance

url: www.rainforest-alliance.org

LABEL STANDARDSAvailable for download from the Sustainable Agriculture Network website.

 

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What this seal means 

Percentage of the product’s contents that need to be certified

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Standards: a closer look

 

Biodiversity conservation
Natural resource conservation
Farmers and farmworker rights
More information on pesticide use
More information on shade grown
More information on GMOs

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

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