Animal Welfare

Panorama Meats

Our beef, pork, chicken and turkey producers’ animal welfare practices are certified by third party audit to meet Global Animal Partnership standards. We use their 5-Step™ Animal Welfare Rating in every Whole Foods Market store in the US and Canada.

Animal Welfare

Looking for meat and poultry that you can feel good about eating?

Learn what makes our meat selection different.

Animal Welfare Basics
Meat you can feel extra good about eating. Our standards consider the animals.
Animal Welfare Basics
Meet the Farmers & Ranchers
Our meat departments are stocked with quality meats from farmers and ranchers who meet our strict animal welfare standards.
Meet the Farmers & Ranchers
5-Step™ Animal Welfare Rating
It’s your way of knowing exactly how the animals were raised for the meat you buy. All beef, pork, chicken and turkey in our fresh meat cases is now step rated!
5-Step™ Animal Welfare Rating
Collaboration with Global Animal Partnership
We’ve chosen Global Animal Partnership (GAP) certification because we believe it is the clearest and simplest way for our customers to know how the animals were raised for the meat they are buying.
Collaboration with Global Animal Partnership