Third Party Certifiers for Sustainability in Food and Agriculture

These certifications are applicable to foods in the U.S. marketplace.  They cover sustainability issues such as environmental responsibility, social justice and and/or humane treatment of farm animals.  These are broadly trusted, credible labels with meaningful standards and independent verification processes.  They address different kinds of foods, production issues and geographies.  They are referenced under food procurement in many national sustainability programs.

 

USDA Certified Organic

 
Food Alliance Certified

Food Alliance Certified



Fair Trade Certified

 
Rainforest Alliance Certified

 

Certified Humane Raised & Handled

Animal Welfare Approved

 

Salmon Safe


 

Marine Stewardship Council


 
Protected Harvest