The GAP label program offers 6 levels of certification primarily for animal welfare. Animals are also not fed drugs on a routine basis at all levels. There is a big difference between GAP 1 and GAP 5+ levels. GAP 5 and 5+ require full time pasture access and robust animal welfare practices.
*Partial, welfare standards for slaughtering must follow AMI guidance and facility is inspected. Transport prohibited.
For explanations of some of these technical terms, like “rotational grazing” or “sewage sludge fertilizers,” please visit our glossary.