United Egg Producers.
Animal Welfare Approved.
AWA audits, certifies and supports independent family farmers raising their animals according to the highest animal welfare standards, outdoors on pasture or range. AWA is a program of A Greener World.
American Humane Association.
Gives information about the American Humane certification program for animal production facilities.
This nonprofit organization operates a third-party certification program for sustainably produced food. Certified ranchers and farmers must also ensure the health and humane treatment of animals.
Humane Farm Animal Care
Non-profit group provides inspection, certification and labeling program for meat, poultry, egg and dairy products from animals raised to humane care standards.
Global Animal Partnership
The GAP's 5-Step Animal Welfare Rating Standards is a voluntary certification program for farmers, ranchers, packers, and feeders.
New York State Cattle Health Assurance Program.
The NYSCHAP, a sponsored program of the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, emphasizes guidelines for the proper care and handling of cattle.
The RWS is an independent, voluntary standard for farms raising sheep for wool. The certification program address animal welfare and land management practices.