3 Reasons to Become Certified
What Consumers Value in Food Programs*
Consumers who prefer a program with multiple requirements vs programs only addressing one attribute.
Consumers who find a veterinary health program to be a highly important part of the One Health standard.
Consumers who want restrictions on the use of antibiotics in food animals.
*Online survey of 1,003 consumers conducted by International Food Information Council Foundation, December 2018
|USDA PROCESS VERIFIED PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS||CONVENTIONAL||NO ANTIBIOTICS EVER||ONE HEALTH CERTIFIED™|
Comprehensive animal health plan
|Prompt and appropriate care for sick animals|
|RESPONSIBLE ANTIBIOTIC USE
Restrictions on the use of antibiotics important in human medicine
Third-party audits following science-based standards
Environmental measurements that calculate the carbon footprint of production
|Waste management program|