Ensuring the health and humane treatment of animals you process has never been more important than it is today. Healthy, well-cared for animals result in a better quality product, meet critical vendor and supplier agreement standards, and demonstrate sensitivity to savvy consumers.
Our PAACO-certified professional auditing team has years of expertise in performing Animal Welfare audits, providing you with the objectivity and discretion needed when assessing this delicate topic. They use these skills to perform a detailed audit based on animal guidelines from organizations such as the National Chicken Council, National Turkey Federation, and American Meat Institute as well as other regulatory requirements and best practices in the areas of animal transport, holding and pen operations, and slaughter.
Animal Welfare for Agriculture
Animal welfare is a sensitive topic for consumers, and they're using their dollars to drive purchasing decisions made by restaurants, foodservice operations, and grocery stores. With Steritech's Animal Welfare audits, you can verify that your quality standards for the health and humane treatment of animals meet industry and consumer expectations.
Our experienced PAACO-certified auditing team uses rigorous criteria, developed using laws and guidelines from the USDA and organizations such as the National Chicken Council, National Turkey Federation, and American Meat Institute, to assess your operations. They will then work with your staff, coaching them on corrective actions to encourage long-term adoption of behaviors that will secure your status as an organization that treats animals with dignity and care.