We invite farmers, retailers, consumers, and all others interested in learning more about our 5-Step program to download our multi-tiered standards currently in place.

Beef Cattle

Chickens Raised for Meat



Policy Manual

  • For more information on the certification process, please check out the Pilot GAP Policy Manual, which will go into effect Monday September 1st, 2014.
  • Currently, we are developing 5-Step standards for other animals, as well as preparing updates to original standards. Read more about our process.

    As a multi-stakeholder organization, we’re committed to working in partnership with individuals from every sector who are concerned about the welfare of farm animals. We invite you to submit your comments on draft standards as they become available. Your opinion is valuable and important to us.