Environmental Review Program
Through the Validus Environmental Review program, farmers undergo a detailed assessment and audit of their environmental management practices. Certification is awarded to farms that demonstrate compliance with the environmental criteria established. Criteria is based on:
This program is based on the Good Environmental Livestock Production Practices (GELPPs), a set of standards verified by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). ANSI certifies the process that the appropriate mix of industry, academia, and public were consulted in developing the ANSI certification standard.