Certification to be chemical free. The use of pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, and other chemicals is prohibited. To become certified, a farmer must keep strict records for 5 years prior and undergo strict inspection by the government.
Livestock that has not been given antibiotics, growth hormones, or other animal byproducts. No certification is needed.
Produce that is grown without pesticides, chemicals, and synthetic fertilizers. No certification is needed.
Produce and animals that are not genetically modified or fed genetically modified grain.
Animals that are raised in a pasture with access to shelter. These animals can be given grain along with forages.
Ruminant animals (cows, sheep, and goats) that are only fed forages. The meat is higher in omega 3 fatty acids compared to grain fed animals.
Chickens that are allowed access to the outside. There is no specification on how long the chicken can be outside and the size of space provided outside.