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Code List : PackagingMarkedLabelAccreditationCode
Definition : A marking, on a label, that the trade item received recognition, endorsement, certification by following guidelines by the label issuing agency. This does not represent regulatory labels like CE, ϶ .
Domain : GDSN
Status : ARCHIVED
Publication Date : 02 October 2020
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Code ValueNameDefinitionChange DateVersionStatus
100_PERCENT_CANADIAN_MILK The use of a "100% Canadian Milk" or "100% Canadian Dairy" claim, with or without logos, vignettes etc., when used on dairy products, indicates all of the dairy ingredients in the product are derived from Canadian sources. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
100_PERCENT_VEGANSKT 100% Veganskt 100% Veganskt (Vegan) is certified by Djurens rätt (Animal rights) and shows that the product does not contain animal ingredients. 23 January 2020 10 CURRENT
ACMI Art And Creative Materials Institute, Inc. Art And Creative Materials Institute, Inc. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
ADCCPA ADCCPA The ADCCPA is a non-profit association established in 1995, for the development of food product conformity certification. It manages the "CQ - Certified Product" logo, identifying the Product Conformance Certification (CCP) approach. 9
AFIA_PET_FOOD_FACILITY AFIA Pet Food Facility AFIA Pet Food Ingredient Facility Certification Program is launched by the American Feed Industry Association and administered by the Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI). The program builds upon the domestic Safe Feed/Safe Food program, but is designed to meet the safety issues specifically related to the manufacturing of pet food. 6 CURRENT
AGENCE_BIO The BIO Agency is a public interest group whose mission is to develop and promote organic agriculture. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
AGRI_CONFIANCE AGRI Confiance Where do the food products come from? How and by whom are they produced? Are they respectful of the environment? It is to answer all these questions that Agri Confiance® was created in 1992. A collective approach of the producers organized in cooperative, engaged for a sustainable agriculture and for each one of us. A controlled engagement. An ambition. A movement. For there to be trust between us. 9
AGRICULTURE_BIOLIGIQUE Agriculture Bioligique France's national logo for organic products since 1985. Organic products carrying the logo must contain more than 95 percent organic components and be produced or processed within the EU, and were certified by one of the inspection bodies accredited according to EN 45011. 02 April 2018 5 ARCHIVED
AHAM Air cleaner performance standard e.g., humidifiers The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) is an organization that verifies the volume, energy and in some cases, performance, of many common household appliances. Since 1967, we've used outside laboratories to test products, and today you'll find the AHAM Verified Mark on all products included in our program – making comparing products easier for you 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
AISE A.I.S.E., the international Association for Soaps, Detergents and Maintenance Products is the official representative body of this industry in Europe. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
AISE_2005 The International Association for Soaps, Detergents and Maintenance Products The International Association for Soaps, Detergents and Maintenance Products: This Charter logo on a product means that the company placing this product on the market is committed to the industry Charter for Sustainable Cleaning, and that the company has successfully complied with the Charter Sustainability Procedures. Consumers and professional users who see this logo on a product can be assured that the company making this product is voluntarily committed to delivering continual improvements in safety, environmental friendliness and other key aspects of sustainability. Only those companies that have signed up to the Charter, and meet the licensing conditions, are permitted to use it. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
AISE_2010 The International Association for Soaps, Detergents and Maintenance Products This logo will certify that the company which manufactured the product is following Charter update 2010 sustainability principles. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
AKC_PEACH_KOSHER Atlanta Kashrus Commission Certification Atlanta Kashrus Commission Certification 6 CURRENT
ALIMENTATION_DU_TOUT_PETIT Alimentation du tout petit "The ""childhood food"" symbol guarantees that the product complies with French and European regulatory requirements. In addition to perfectly meeting the special nutritional needs of children from birth to 3 years old, the product meets very strict safety standards. Ingredient quality, strict monitoring of contaminants and microbiological risks, packaging composition... my child's meal is combed through to make sure everything is fine." 09 February 2022 1 CURRENT
ALIMENTS_BIO_PREPARES_AU_QUEBEC Aliments BIO Prepares au Quebec The presence of Quebec Bio Food prepared on a product means that it is composed of minimally 85% of Quebec organic products. The processing and packaging of these foods must also be made in Québec 02 October 2020 11 CURRENT
ALIMENTS_DU_QUEBEC Aliments du Quebec "Aliments du Québec is an organization whose mission is to promote Quebec agri-food products. Promotional activities, brand identification at the points-of-sale and special events are all ways to inform consumers about the availability of Quebec food products Aliments du Québec is the holder of the unique label of origin for Quebec food products, recognized by the whole agri-food industry, we manage two certifications: Aliments du Québec and Aliments préparés au Québec." 02 October 2020 11 CURRENT
ALIMENTS_DU_QUEBEC_BIO Aliments du Quebec BIO The presence of Quebec organic Food on a product means that it is entirely made from ingredients sourced in Quebec and composed of minimally 85% of Quebec organic products. 02 October 2020 11 CURRENT
ALIMENTS_PREPARES_AU_QUEBEC Aliments Prepares au Quebec Any product processed and packaged entirely in Quebec can be considered an "Aliments préparés au Québec". When the main ingredients are available in Quebec in sufficient quantities, they must be used. 02 October 2020 11 CURRENT
ALUMINIUM_GESAMTVERBAND_DER_ALUMINIUMINDUSTRIE The packaging is recyclable aluminium by Gesamtverband der Aluminiumindustrie. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
AMA_GENUSSREGION AMA Delight region (Austria) AMA GENUSSREGION is a protected umbrella brand from the Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Regions and Tourism and the Agrarmarkt Austria Marketing GesmbH which certifies the regional provenance and quality of Austrian food products. www.genussregionen.at 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
AMA_ORGANIC_SEAL Austria Ministry of Agriculture Organic Label, AMA Marketing licenses the AMA organic logo. Red, white and black indicates the majority of ingredients are of Austrian origin. 1 CURRENT
AMA_ORGANIC_SEAL_BLACK AMA Assurance Organic products with a national origin are uniformly marked with the black AMA organic label without indication of origin. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
AMA_SEAL_OF_APPROVAL The AMA quality label ensures independent controls and stands for conventionally produced foods that meet exceptional quality criteria and whose origin is traceable. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
AMERICAN_DENTAL_ASSOCIATION American Dental Association The American Dental Association's (ADA) Seal of Acceptance is a trusted symbol of a dental product's safety and effectiveness. In order to earn the Seal, manufacturers must supply objective data from clinical and/or laboratory studies that support the product's safety, effectiveness, and promotional claims. 6 CURRENT
AMERICAN_HEART_ASSOCIATION_CERTIFIED American Heart Association Certified The American Heart Association Certified attribute includes all products that have published the symbol by Heart-Check Food Certification Program on their packaging. 6 CURRENT
ANIMAL_WELFARE_APPROVED_GRASSFED Guarantees the meat comes from an animal raised entirely outdoors on pasture, and fed a 100-per-cent grass and forage diet. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
AOP AOP (Appellation d'Origine Protegee) For products with an AOP (Appellation d’Origine Protégée), everything from the raw material for processing to the end product comes from a clearly defined region of origin. AOP is a quality mark protected by Swiss law, e.g. Emmentaler AOP. After registration by the Swiss Federal Office for Agriculture, the protected designation may only be used for products that meets the origin, process and quality requirements of the specifications. Independent certification bodies monitor their compliance. 10 December 2020 11 CURRENT
APPELLATION_ORIGINE_CONTROLEE Appellation Origine Controlee The registered designation of origin (AOC) is a label allowing to identify a product whose manufacturing stages (production and processing) are carried out in the same geographical area and according to recognized know-how. It is the combination of a physical and biological environment with a traditional human community which bases the specificity of an AOC product, with definition in a specification. The French AOC is an official French label that meets the criteria of the European Protected Designation of Origin (PDO). In France, since 2012, for products other than wine, the term AOC is replaced by AOP as soon as the product is registered at the European level. 9
AQUACULTURE_STEWARDSHIP_COUNCIL The Aquaculture Stewardship Council ASC certification and labelling programme for responsibly farmed seafood. A global organisation working with aquaculture producers, seafood processors, retail and foodservice companies, scientists, conservation groups and the public to promote the best environmental and social choice in seafood. The ASC's aquaculture certification programme and seafood label will recognise and reward responsible aquaculture. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
ARGE_GENTECHNIK_FREI ARGE logo stands for the production of food without genetically modified additives. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
ARGENCERT Argencert Argencert guarantees the organic quality of a product from its origin to the final result, certifying both raw and processed products and the compatibility assessment of inputs. 01 September 2018 7 CURRENT
ARLA_FARMER_OWNED Arla Farmer Owned The FARMER OWNED marque has been develop to use on pack on all Arla branded products. FARMER OWNED represents the fact that Arla Foods is 100% owned by farmers. The FARMER OWNED marque is implemented on Arla branded assortment across all markets. The Farmer Owned marque is owned and administered by Arla Foods. 20 April 2017 5 CURRENT
ASCO Organic Certifying Body – Agricultural Services Certified Organic (ASCO) Agricultural Services Certified Organic, LLC provides quality, express and economical organic certification services as established by the National Organic Program that meets the individualized needs of our clients in the global market place 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
ASMI The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute ASMI The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute is a marketing organization with the mission of increasing the economic value of the Alaska seafood resource through: • Increasing the positive awareness of the Alaska Seafood brand; • Quality assurance, technical industry analysis, education, advocacy and research; http://www.alaskaseafood.org/. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
ATG If there is no BENOR-mark for a specific material, then the manufacturers can ask for a technical approval by BUtgb (Belgian Union for technical approval in the construction). This technical approval (ATG) provides a technical advice, including a description and the technical characteristics. An ATG is a favourable review of one particular building product of one manufacturer for a particular application. It's all about systems, innovative products and products that contain multiple components. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
AUS_KAUP_ESTONIA Used to specify Estonia Meat in their product. Eesti Lihatöötlejate Assotsiatsioon www.ela.ee 1 CURRENT
AUSTRALIAN_CERTIFIED_ORGANIC Australian Certified Organic Australian Certified Organic (ACO) is Australia’s largest certifier for organic and biodynamic produce and has over 1500 operators within its certification system. ACO provides certification services to operators from all sectors of the organic industry. Certification ensures compliance with national production standards and allows trace back of all products to their origin. 01 September 2018 7 CURRENT
AUSTRIA_BIO_GARANTIE Austria Bio Garantie GMBH (ABG) is Austria's leading inspection body. It conducts inspections throughout Austria at all levels of the organic production chain (farmers-processors-traders-import/export) as well as in different foreign countries. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
AUSTRIAN_ECO_LABEL The Austrian Eco Label guarantees environment-friendly products and services. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
BCARA_ORGANIC Organic Certifying Body – Province of British Columbia Certified Organic, British Columbia Association for Regenerative Agriculture (BCARA), Canada BCARA is accredited by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) as a certification body that certifies organic products under the Canada Organic Regime. Products certified under the Canada Organic Regime can be sold inter-provincially and internationally to countries that have equivalency agreements with Canada. The Organic Products Regulations require mandatory certification to the current National Organic Standard for agricultural products represented as organic in international and inter-provincial trade, or that bear the federal organic agricultural product legend (or federal logo). 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
BDIH_LOGO BDIH Germany guidelines for Certified Natural Cosmetics 1 CURRENT
BEBAT BEBAT is a non-profit organization, founded in 1995 under a Belgian law on environmental taxes. BEBAT gives a new life to batteries and flashlights! We do that by sorting and recycling. The federal government and the regional authorities are working with us. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
BEDRE_DYREVELFAERD_1HEART Bedre Dyrevelfaerd 1Heart The government animal-welfare label will initially be for pork, but it will later be expanded to cover meat from other animals. Examples of animal welfare for this marking include free-range sows, curly tail/undocked tail, more straw, more space, max. 8 hours’ transport. 20 April 2017 5 CURRENT
BEDRE_DYREVELFAERD_2HEART Bedre Dyrevelfaerd 2Heart The government animal-welfare label will initially be for pork, but it will later be expanded to cover meat from other animals. Examples of animal welfare include free-range sows, curly tail/undocked tail, even more straw, even more space, max. 8 hours’ transport. 20 April 2017 5 CURRENT
BEDRE_DYREVELFAERD_3HEART Bedre Dyrevelfaerd 3Heart The government animal-welfare label will initially be for pork, but it will later be expanded to cover meat from other animals. Examples of animal welfare for this marking include free-range sows, curly tail/undocked tail, much more straw, much more Space, max. 8 hours’ transport, outdoor space, access to open fields. 20 April 2017 5 CURRENT
BELGAQUA Belgaqua is the Belgian Federation for the Water Sector, and verifies the conformity of devices connected to the water supply at the request of the manufacturer or the importer, and is responsible for the inspection of protections against back blends. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
BENOR BENOR stands for BElgian NORm and points out that a product is according to Belgian standards. Is mainly used for traditional building materials such as steel, concrete, tile, brick, floor tiles and other concrete products, indicated by the abbreviation NBN. Mainly for building materials in road construction. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
BERCHTESGADENER_LAND The regional seal "Berchtesgadener Land" approved regional origin and quality of organically and conventionally produced agricultural products and services in the region of Berchtesgaden. The award criteria go in terms of the origin and support of genetic engineering ban partially beyond legal requirements. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
BEST_AQUACULTURE_PRACTICES The Best Aquaculture Practices Certified (BAP Certified) mark on retail packaging tells consumers that seafood came from BAP certified aquaculture facilities. The Best Aquaculture Practices standards, developed by the Global Aquaculture Alliance, form the basis for BAP certification. The standards specifically protect biodiversity and worker rights within a program that addresses environmental, social, food safety and traceability issues throughout producers' operations. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
BEST_AQUACULTURE_PRACTICES_2_STARS 2 Star BAP accreditation. The BAP program is the world’s most comprehensive third-party certification system for aquaculture facilities, addressing every key element of responsible aquaculture, including environmental responsibility, social responsibility, food safety, animal welfare, traceability and more. BAP standards encompassing the entire aquaculture production chain, including farms, processing plants, hatcheries and feed mills. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
BEST_AQUACULTURE_PRACTICES_3_STARS 3 Star BAP accreditation. The BAP program is the world’s most comprehensive third-party certification system for aquaculture facilities, addressing every key element of responsible aquaculture, including environmental responsibility, social responsibility, food safety, animal welfare, traceability and more. BAP standards encompassing the entire aquaculture production chain, including farms, processing plants, hatcheries and feed mills. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
BEST_AQUACULTURE_PRACTICES_4_STARS 4 Star BAP accreditation. The BAP program is the world’s most comprehensive third-party certification system for aquaculture facilities, addressing every key element of responsible aquaculture, including environmental responsibility, social responsibility, food safety, animal welfare, traceability and more. BAP standards encompassing the entire aquaculture production chain, including farms, processing plants, hatcheries and feed mills. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
BETER_LEVEN_1_STER The one-star Beter Leven (better life) mark indicates that the product comes from a company that cares that animals are kept according to the minimal requirements for sanitation and wel-being for the cattle industry. See: http://beterleven.dierenbescherming.nl/1-ster 1 CURRENT
BETER_LEVEN_2_STER The two-star Beter Leven (better life) mark indicates that the product comes from a company that provides for a higher wel-being of animals than that established by the minimal requirements for sanitation and wel-being for the cattle industry, yet the conditions are inferior to those of Biological-class products. See: http://beterleven.dierenbescherming.nl/2-sterren- 1 CURRENT
BETER_LEVEN_3_STER The three-star Beter Leven (better life) mark is awarded to products that come from companies that excel in keeping animals according to top guidelines for Biological-class products. In some cases this mark is accompanied by an EKO indication. See: http://beterleven.dierenbescherming.nl/3-sterren- 1 CURRENT
BETTER_BUSINESS_BUREAU_ACCREDITED Better Business Bureau Accredited If a business has been accredited by the BBB, it means BBB has determined that the business meets accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB accredited businesses pay a fee for accreditation review and monitoring for continued compliance and for support of BBB services to the public. BBB Code of Business Practices represents standards for business accreditation by BBB. Businesses based in the United States and Canada that meet these standards and complete all application procedures will be accredited by BBB. The Code is built on the BBB Standards for Trust, eight principles that summarize important elements of creating and maintaining trust in business. 6 CURRENT
BETTER_COTTON_INITIATIVE Better Cotton Initiative The Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) is a not-for-profit organisation stewarding the global standards for Better Cotton, and bringing together cotton’s complex supply chain, from the farmers to the retailers. BCI exists to make global cotton production better for the people who produce it, better for the environment it grows in and better for the sector’s future, by developing Better Cotton as a sustainable mainstream commodity. 20 April 2017 5 CURRENT
BEWUSST_TIROL Bewusst Tirol Bewusst Tirol is a seal of quality marking food from the Tyrol. The "Awareness Tyrol" project promotes the use of local food in the hotel industry and gastronomy and thus strengthens the cooperation between tourism and agriculture. The participating companies are honoured for their high use of domestic products. http://amtirol.at/projekte/bewusst-tirol 6 CURRENT
BEWUSTE_KEUZE Identifies non-staple or non-essential products (e.g. soup, candy, desserts, etc.) that offer more nutritional value or less contain less of potentially harmful ingredients (such as sugar, salt, fat) in comparison to similar items according to the guidelines of the Dutch Wetenschappelijke Commissie. See: http://www.ikkiesbewust.nl/ 1 CURRENT
BIKO_TIROL BIKo TYROL covers Genetically Modified-free milk production, AMA seal, quality Tyrol and beef labelling are controlled and certified. The Biko Tyrol operates in accordance with EN 45011 and is an accredited certification body. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
BIO_AUSTRIA_LABEL Bio Austria is the Austrian Bio-network of Eastern organic farmers. Created from the former Association Harvest for Life 1 CURRENT
BIO_BAYERN_WITH_CERTIFICATE_PROVENANCE Bio-Bayern with Certificate of Provenance In cases in which the products of a certain provenance (e.g. Bavaria) made according to the higher quality criteria can be tracked along the whole path from their production, via their processing, all the way to the shop counter, they can be given a biolabel stating the corresponding indication of geographical origin. In this case the origin is presented both in the form of a corresponding logo as well as the colours of the state of origin in the inner oval. The biolabel with the certificate of origin awarded by the Free State of Bavaria stands for products and services over and beyond the statutory standards a three-tier control system a full certificate of origin 9
BIO_BAYERN_WITHOUT_CERTIFICATE_PROVENANCE Bio-Bayern without Certificate of Provenance The biolabel awarded by the Free State of Bavaria offers companies in the farming and food sector in the European Union the opportunity to label goods produced in compliance with the terms of the EU-Eco Regulation in combination with higher quality criteria. The precisely defined regulations are a guarantee for the consumers of an economic system in harmony with nature and provide them with guidance when making their purchases. Both the farmers of organic products as well as the producers must fulfil the demanding inspection criteria and allow their products to be checked by state-approved and monitored inspection boards. The defined control system ensures a complete traceability of the products over the entire lifecycle. The biolabel awarded by the Free State of Bavaria stands for products and services over and beyond the statutory standards a three-tier control system 9
BIO_CZECH_LABEL Bio Czech Label National BIO mark of the Czech Republic. More information is available on the website of Czech Ministry of Agriculture. 08 August 2016 3 CURRENT
BIO_FISCH ARGE Biofisch stands for criteria in rearing of fish according to agreed quality standards of organic fish farming in Austria. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
BIO_LABEL_BADEN_WURTTENBERG Bio-LABEL Baden-Württemberg The products marked with the Bio-Zeichen Baden-Württemberg are regional organic foods with a traceable origin. The use or labelling is based on the ecological standards of the EC Organic Regulation supplemented with the requirement that the products must be produced in fully converted farms and, in part, on the more stringent requirements of the organic farming associations. The regional origin of the products ensures an additional ecological advantage of the products. The rationality promotes short transport and marketing channels. The independent checks of food by authorized inspection bodies and the additional supervision by the sign holder ensure a high degree of credibility of the sign. The control number printed on the products makes the controls comprehensible. The seal clearly shows the consumer that the agricultural products and products come from Baden-Württemberg. This ensures not only that the processing takes place in the region, but also that the sourcing of raw materials is 100% regional. In the production and processing of food, the guidelines of the EU Organic Regulation are used as the basis. Many products that are labelled with the Baden-Württemberg organic label are also produced according to the stricter guidelines of an organic farming association. The farms participating in the Bio-Zeichen Baden-Württemberg must be 100% organic. A partial conversion is - with the exception of products from the orchard - not permitted. Neutral controls ensure compliance with the guidelines. 9
BIO_LABEL_GERMAN German national organic certification label (Bio-Siegel), see www.bio-siegel.de 1 CURRENT
BIO_LABEL_HESSEN Bio-LABEL Hessen The organic Label - HESSEN shows the consumer that an organically produced product originates from the region. For this, the nationwide used organic seal was supplemented with a reference to the origin. Since 2006, there is this sign for Hesse. In 2010, the organic Label - HESSEN was supplemented by another appendix: the European Union logo for organically produced products. This allows companies to use only one logo on the packaging of their products instead of three different logos, because the European organic label is required. Behind the Bio-Seal - HESSEN, similar to the quality mark "Tested Quality - HESSEN", there are special requirements for producers, processors and marketers regarding the quality and traceable origin of their products. 9
BIO_PARTENAIRE Bio Partenaire Bio Partenaire guarantees that the product meets the European requirements for organic agriculture and a fair price is paid to farmers in developing countries. Previously, the label was known under the name Bio Equitable. 01 September 2018 7 CURRENT
BIO_RING_ALLGAEU The logo of Bio-Ring Allgäu e.V. is issued by an association of consumers and organic farmers since 1987 with the aim to strengthen the organic farming in the region of Allgäu. Their focus is on the involvement of an independent, public welfare-oriented regional development processes in connection with the marketing of high quality regional agricultural products. The association represents the interests of producers, whose production in excess of the statutory requirements and their quality criteria based on a wide range of areas basic criteria (eco-certifications) and are the life cycle (raw materials, production and processing, disposal) take into account the products. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
BIO_SOLIDAIRE Bio Solidaire The product meets both the criteria of organic farming and those of the "Bio solidaire" charter. This label aims to develop local partnerships between processors and (French) producers. 23 January 2020 10 CURRENT
BIO_SUISSE_BUD_SEAL Represents interests of Swiss organic farmers www.bio-suisse.ch 1 ARCHIVED
BIODEGRADABLE Biodegradable The product is biodegradable. There can be different variations of the logo. 20 April 2017 5 CURRENT
BIODEGRADABLE_PRODUCTS_INSTITUTE Biodegradable Products Institute The Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI) is a not-for-profit association of key individuals and groups from government, industry and academia. Through our innovative compostable label program, we educate manufacturers, legislators and consumers about the importance of scientifically based standards for compostable materials which biodegrade in large composting facilities. 01 September 2018 7 CURRENT
BIODYNAMIC_CERTIFICATION Biodynamic Certification The Biodynamic Certified includes all products that have published the Demeter USA Certified Biodynamic Certification on their package. 6 CURRENT
BIOGARANTIE Biogarantie The Belgian Biogarantie® label, although based on the European regulations, is ahead of its time thanks to the addition of requirements in the ecological, economic and social fields. As a Biogarantie® user, you undertake to comply with the Biogarantie® specifications and the accompanying sustainability charter. 23 January 2020 10 CURRENT
BIOKREIS Biokreis The Biokreis Association for Organic Farming and Healthy Food e. V. forgives the label. The label promotes cooperation between organic farmers and processing companies. They should comply with environmental and social principles. It also aims to make peasant agriculture in the sense of a circular economy. The criteria presuppose compliance with the EU organic regulation for the EU organic label, but go beyond this with its own requirements. 9
BIOLAND The Bioland-Label (organic label) identifies products from organic farming. The production method based on a circular economy - without synthetic pesticides and synthetic chemical nitrogen fertilizer. The animals are kept humanely and the food will be processed carefully. The guidelines go beyond the EU criteria. The organic label is assigned by the Bioland association. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
BIOLAND_ENNSTAL The "organic farming Ennstal" was founded in 1989 as a regional initiative - today one in three farmers cultivated in Styria Liezen region its operation under the strict rules of organic farming. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
BIOPARK Biopark The biopark e. V. was founded in 1991 by farmers and scientists as an organic farming association. Biopark companies are represented throughout Germany. At the initiative of Biopark, the first GMO-free region was founded in Germany. The objective of the Biopark label, which has been awarded since 1991, is to promote organic farming. The aim is a closed loop as far as possible. It is about the protection of the environment, landscape management and animal welfare. Biopark certifies farms that have decided to convert their work to organic farming. The Biopark label can be found on meat and cereal products as well as on potatoes. The criteria presuppose compliance with the EU organic regulation for the EU organic label, but go beyond this with its own requirements. 9
BIOS_KONTROLLE The BIOS label ensures organic food that is not genetically modified and produced in accordance with environmental standards. The BIOS logo may be used for the labelling of certified organic products exclusively. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
BIRD_FRIENDLY_COFFEE_SMITHSONIAN_CERTIFICATION Bird Friendly Coffee Smithsonian Certification The Smithsonian Migratory Bird Centre Bird Friendly logo guarantees that every bean is produced organically, under high-quality shade, that tropical "agroforests" are preserved and migratory birds find a healthy haven. 6 CURRENT
BK_CHECK_VAAD_HAKASHRUS_OF_BUFFALO Bk Check Vaad Hakashrus Of Buffalo Vaad HaKashrus of Buffalo Certification 6 CURRENT
BLEU_BLANC_COEUR Bleu Blanc Coeur The Blue-White-Heart approach was born between 1993 and 2000, from a simple observation made by a dairy farmer, Jean Pierre Pasquet to an agricultural engineer, Pierre Weill. He explained to him that he noticed that in the spring, when his cows were in pasture grass, they were in better shape, and the butter he made was softer and more spreadable than in winter. From this observation, Jean-Pierre Pasquet and Pierre Weill began their reflection on the importance of preserving the food chain and valuing plants and seeds of nutritional interest. Together, they created an agriculture committed to a sustainable and social approach with breeders eager to feed their fellow citizens. 9
BLUE_ANGEL The Blue Angel is awarded to companies as kind of a reward for their commitment to environmental protection. They use it to professionally promote their eco-friendly products in the market. The Blue Angel is an ecological beacon showing the consumer the way to the ecologically superior product and promotes environmentally conscious consumption. See: http://www.blauer-engel.de/en/index.php 1 CURRENT
BLUE_RIBBON_KOSHER Blue Ribbon Kosher Blue Ribbon Kosher Certification 6 CURRENT
BLUESIGN Bluesign Technologies AG Approved e.g., footwear insoles The quality label bluesign® approved fabrics certifies that at least 90 per cent of the used fabrics comply with the strict safety and environmental requirements of the bluesign® criteria. Their suppliers and manufacturers have been verified as bluesign® system partners. 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
BODEGAS_ARGENTINA_SUSTAINABILITY_PROTOCOL Bodegas de Argentina Sustainability Protocol Certification: a third party audit. National - A sustainability protocol created after a 4-year study at Catena Wine Institute. For certification, a third party audit must take place, with a minimum score in each category. http://discoversustainablewine.com/argentina/ 23 January 2020 10 CURRENT
BONSUCRO BonSucro The Bonsucro certification standard is available to any sugarcane producer, sugar and ethanol mill, or any downstream processor of sugar, biofuels and other derivative products such as bioplastics. Integrated mills can target both sugar and biofuel markets, meeting sustainability requirements of both supply chains. 23 January 2020 10 CURRENT
BORD_BIA_APPROVED The Bord Bia Approved logo is awarded to a company which has been audited by Bord Bia to verify that processes, from farm to fork, comply with the highest Quality Assurance Standards. These standards include: animal welfare, traceability, environment, safety, feed, water, testing, inspection, hygiene and good manufacturing practice. "Bord Bia Approved" is awarded to a company where all the ingredients including meat content satisfy the Bord Bia requirements. www.bordbia.ie 1 CURRENT
BORD_BIA_APPROVED_MEAT Bord Bia Approved - Meat Content Only applies to companies where only the meat content satisfies certain conditions detailed in the Bord Bia requirements document. see http://www.bordbia.ie/industryservices/quality/Documents/Quality-Assurance-Scheme-Logo-GuidelinesV7.pdf for more details. 1 CURRENT
BRA_MILJOVAL_LABEL_SWEDISH Bra Miljöval Bra Miljöval is the ecolabel of SSNC. It is referred to as "Good Environmental Choice" in English. SSNC started ecolabelling ecolabelling 1 CURRENT
BRC_GLOBAL_STANDARDS BRC Global Standards is a leading safety and quality certification programme, used by over 22,000 certificated suppliers in 123 countries, with certification issued through a worldwide network of accredited certification bodies. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
BREATHEWAY BreatheWay BreatheWay® membranes are designed to naturally extend the shelf life of virtually any fresh product that would benefit from reduced oxygen levels and managed carbon dioxide levels. A unique membrane solution manages all gas transfer requirements for the package, leaving more flexibility for the balance of the package to meet shipping or merchandising requirements. 01 September 2018 7 CURRENT
BRITISH_DENTAL_HEALTH A symbol used in the UK to indicate the dental health claims are clinically proven by the British Dental Health Foundation. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
BRITISH_RETAIL_CONSORTIUM_CERTIFICATION British Retail Consortium Certification BRC Global Standards is a leading safety and quality certification. The Standards guarantee the quality, safety and operational criteria and ensures that manufacturers fulfil their legal obligations and provide protection for the end consumer. 6 CURRENT
BSCI Stands for Business Social Compliance Initiative, and aims to improve the working conditions in the supply chain around the world. It shows consumers that an article is produced according to ethical practices as regards working conditions. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
BULLFROG Bullfrog Power Bullfrog Power emerged on the energy scene with a visionary goal: to transform the electricity landscape in Canada. BullfrogPower offered homes and businesses a green choice where previously there wasn’t one: energy. 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
CA_BEEF Made with Canadian Beef "Product of Canada" claims can be applied to meat from Canadian animals that are slaughtered in Canada. Animals are considered Canadian if they are born or hatched, raised and slaughtered in Canada or, in the case of feeder cattle, if they have spent a period of at least 60 days in Canada prior to slaughter in Canada. 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
CA_BOTH_DOM_IMPORT Made in Canada from Domestic and Imported Ingredients When a food contains both domestic and imported ingredients, the label would state "Made in Canada from domestic and imported ingredients". This claim may be used on a product that contains a mixture of imported and domestic ingredients, regardless of the level of Canadian content in the product. 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
CA_BULK Imported in bulk and packaged in Canada To describe a food which is imported in bulk and packaged in Canada 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
CA_CANNED “Canned in Canada" to describe green beans To describe green beans that were canned in Canada 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
CA_DISTILLED “Distilled in Canada" to describe bottled water To describe bottled water that was distilled in Canada 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
CA_IMPORT Made in Canada (a) When a food is made with ingredients that are all sourced from outside of Canada, the label would state "Made in Canada from imported ingredients 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
CA_INGREDIENT Made with Canadian _(ingredient)_ The claim "Canadian" is considered to be the same as a "Product of Canada" claim. As such, all or virtually all major ingredients, processing, and labour used to make the food product must be Canadian. For example, the claim "Canadian" on a container of frozen lasagna would mean that the food meets the "Product of Canada" criteria. 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
CA_MADE Made in Canada A "Made in Canada" claim with a qualifying statement can be used on a food product when the last substantial transformation of the product occurred in Canada, even if some ingredients are from other countries. 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
CA_MUSTARD_SEEDS Made with Canadian Mustard Seeds The claim "Canadian" is considered to be the same as a "Product of Canada" claim. As such, all or virtually all major ingredients, processing, and labour used to make the food product must be Canadian. For example, the claim "Canadian" on a container of frozen lasagna would mean that the food meets the "Product of Canada" criteria 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
CA_OATS Made with 100% Canadian Oats When the claim "100% Canadian" is used on a label, the food or ingredient to which the claim applies must be entirely Canadian rather than "all or virtually all" Canadian 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
CA_PREPARED "Prepared in Canada" To describe a food which has been intirely prepared in Canada 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
CA_PROCESSED "Processed in Canada" To describe a food which has been entirely processed in Canada 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
CA_PRODUCT Product of Canada A food product may use the claim "Product of Canada" when all or virtually all major ingredients, processing, and labour used to make the food product are Canadian. This means that all the significant ingredients in a food product are Canadian in origin and that non-Canadian material is negligible. 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
CA_PROUD Proudly Canadian A claim such as "Proudly Made in Canada" would need a qualifying statement if the product contains imported ingredients as this claim includes the phrase "Made in Canada 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
CA_REFINED "Refined in Canada" To describe imported cane sugar which has been refined in Canada; 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
CA_ROASTED_BLENDED “Roasted and blended in Canada" to describe coffee To describe coffee since the coffee beans are always imported 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
CAC_ABSENCE_EGG_MILK Absence of Eggs and Milk is a Certified Allergen Control (CAC) The Absence of Eggs and Milk mark indicates that the product meets The Association quebecoise des allergies alimentaires (AQAA)'s Allergen Control (CAC) Mark of Conformity. This program is intended for the food processing industry and aims to establish uniformity in allergen control measures in processed foods so that people directly or indirectly affected by food allergies can purchase safer products. 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
CAC_ABSENCE_EGG_MILK_PEANUTS Absence of Eggs, Milk and Peanuts is a Certified Allergen Control (CAC) The Absence of Eggs, Milk and Peanuts mark indicates that the product meets The Association quebecoise des allergies alimentaires (AQAA)'s Allergen Control (CAC) Mark of Conformity. This program is intended for the food processing industry and aims to establish uniformity in allergen control measures in processed foods so that people directly or indirectly affected by food allergies can purchase safer products. 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
CAC_ABSENCE_OF_ALMOND The Absence of Almond mark indicates that the product meets The Association quebecoise des allergies alimentaires (AQAA)'s Allergen Control (CAC) Mark of Conformity. This program is intended for the food processing industry and aims to establish uniformity in allergen control measures in processed foods so that people directly or indirectly affected by food allergies can purchase safer products. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
CAC_ABSENCE_OF_EGG The Absence of Egg mark indicates that the product meets The Association quebecoise des allergies alimentaires (AQAA)'s Allergen Control (CAC) Mark of Conformity. This program is intended for the food processing industry and aims to establish uniformity in allergen control measures in processed foods so that people directly or indirectly affected by food allergies can purchase safer products. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
CAC_ABSENCE_OF_MILK The Absence of Milk mark indicates that the product meets The Association quebecoise des allergies alimentaires (AQAA)'s Allergen Control (CAC) Mark of Conformity. This program is intended for the food processing industry and aims to establish uniformity in allergen control measures in processed foods so that people directly or indirectly affected by food allergies can purchase safer products. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
CAC_ABSENCE_OF_PEANUT The Absence of Peanut mark indicates that the product meets The Association quebecoise des allergies alimentaires (AQAA)'s Allergen Control (CAC) Mark of Conformity. This program is intended for the food processing industry and aims to establish uniformity in allergen control measures in processed foods so that people directly or indirectly affected by food allergies can purchase safer products 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
CAC_ABSENCE_PEANUT_ALMOND Absence of Peanuts & Almonds is a Certified Allergen Control (CAC) The Absence of Peanuts & Almonds mark indicates that the product meets The Association quebecoise des allergies alimentaires (AQAA)'s Allergen Control (CAC) Mark of Conformity. This program is intended for the food processing industry and aims to establish uniformity in allergen control measures in processed foods so that people directly or indirectly affected by food allergies can purchase safer products. 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
CAN_BNQ_CERTIFIED CAN/ BNQ Certified The Bureau de normalisation du Québec (BNQ) is accredited by the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) as a certification organization. This accreditation guarantees the BNQ’s impartiality in the process, and the BNQ’s compliance with SCC requirements, as well as those of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in terms of competence and ethical practices. 01 September 2018 7 CURRENT
CANADA_GAP CanadaGAP program certification mark of conformity CanadaGAP™ is a food safety program for companies that produce, pack and store fruits and vegetables. It is designed to help implement effective food safety procedures within fresh produce operations 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
CANADIAN_AGRICULTURAL_PRODUCTS Products which are identified by the Canadian Agricultural Products (CAP) Act, e.g. dairy, eggs, fruits, vegetables, honey, maple, meat, poultry, fish. http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/c-0.4/page-6.html#h-8 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
CANADIAN_ASSOCIATION_FIRE_CHIEFS_APPROVED Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs Approved The Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs (CAFC) is an independent, non-profit organization with a voluntary membership representing approximately 3,500 fire departments across Canada. CAFC promotes the highest standard of public safety in an ever changing and increasingly complex world to ensure the protection of the public through leadership, advocacy and active collaboration with key stakeholders 01 September 2018 7 CURRENT
CANADIAN_CERTIFIED_COMPOSTABLE Canadian Certified Compostable The right to use the mark of conformity "COMPOSTABLE" on compostable plastic bags and on compostable products is granted only to those manufacturer/distributors that demonstrate that their product conforms with specific performance attributes and adheres to the parameters for "compostability" as set out in the BNQ documents, Compostable Plastic Bags - Certification Program 01 September 2018 7 CURRENT
CANADIAN_DERMATOLOGY_ASSOCIATION_SKIN_HEALTH Recognized Canadian Dermatology Association Skin Health The Skin Health Program’s framework is based, in large part, on the CDA’s longstanding and successful Sun Protection Program (SPP). However, the scope of the Skin Health Program is much broader. The SHP was created to effectively fill a need expressed to us by consumers and industry for the development of an effective evidence-based program that reflects the most recent available dermatological science. The SHP will help people navigate the variety of products on the market designed to enhance and maintain skin health. 01 September 2018 7 CURRENT
CANADIAN_DERMATOLOGY_ASSOCIATION_SUN_PROTECTION Recognized Canadian Dermatology Association Sun Protection The Canadian Dermatology Association, founded in 1925, represents Canadian dermatologists. The association exists to advance the science and art of medicine and surgery related to the care of the skin, hair and nails; provide continuing professional development for its members; support and advance patient care; provide public education on sun protection and other aspects of skin health; and promote a lifetime of healthier skin, hair and nails. 01 September 2018 7 CURRENT
CARBON_FOOTPRINT_STANDARD Carbon Footprint Standard Carbon Footprint Ltd is ISO14001 certified for environmental management and has a Quality Management System certified to ISO 9001:2008. PAS 2060 Carbon Neutrality programme meets the British Standard Institute (BSI)'s specification on carbon neutrality. 6 CURRENT
CARBON_NEUTRAL Carbon Neutral CarbonNeutral® certification, from The CarbonNeutral Company, is the global standard for businesses, products or services that have measured, reduced and offset their carbon emissions to net zero, set out in accordance with the rules and regulations of the CarbonNeutral Protocol. 20 April 2017 5 CURRENT
CARBON_NEUTRAL_NCOS_CERTIFIED Carbon Neutral NCOS Certified The Carbon Neutral Certified by NCOS certification attribute includes all products that have published the Carbon Neutral Certified seal by NCOS (National Carbon Offset Standard) on their packaging. 6 CURRENT
CARBON_NEUTRAL_PACKAGING Carbon Neutral packaging The Carbon Neutral Protocol sets out a credible, transparent and practical framework for carbon neutral action. This provides businesses with a pragmatic, business-focused guidance to assure companies that their action is clear and of the highest quality. 02 October 2020 11 CURRENT
CARIBBEAN_KOSHER Caribbean Kosher Caribbean Kosher, a division of Chabad Lubavitch of Puerto Rico 02 October 2020 11 CURRENT
CRUELTY_FREE_PETA Cruelty Free PETA "PETA People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is the largest animal rights organization in the world, with more than 6.5 million members and supporters. PETA focuses its attention on the four areas in which the largest numbers of animals suffer the most intensely for the longest periods of time: in laboratories, in the food industry, in the clothing trade, and in the entertainment industry. We also work on a variety of other issues, including the cruel killing of rodents, birds, and other animals who are often considered “pests” as well as cruelty to domesticated animals.https://www.peta.org/living/personal-care-fashion/beauty-without-bunnies/" 04 May 2021 7 CURRENT
CARING_CONSUMER_PETA Caring Consumer PETA Companies that manufacture kind cosmetics, personal-care products, and household cleaners must answer our questions and sign a statement of assurance verifying that they do not conduct, commission, or pay for any tests on animals for ingredients, formulations, or finished products anywhere in the world. They also pledge not to do so in the future. Once they are certified, companies can use our logos on their products, packaging, website, and materials to promote their animal-friendly values. 6 ARCHIVED
CCA_GLUTEN_FREE Gluten Free Certification Program is available to those manufacturers & brand owners who produce gluten-free products. Manufacturers must comply with regulations governing gluten-free claims as set out by the Canadian Government. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
CCF_RABBIT CCF Rabbit Certification CCF Rabbit Certification includes all products that present a CCF Rabbit Not Tested on Animal logo. 6 CURRENT
CCOF California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF) is a full-service organic certification agency and trade association passionate about being the leading voice for organic, and certifying, educating, advocating, and promoting organic. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
CCSW Certified California Sustainable Vineyard and Winery (CCSW) Certification: Bottle certification. Regional, California, Industry. Environmental Soundness, Economical Feasibility and Social Equality. Over 100 criteria ranked 1-4. www.sustainablewinegrowing.org 23 January 2020 10 CURRENT
CEBEC CEBEC is a Belgian label for electrical low voltage (1,000 V). It indicates that compliance is met with the rules applicable to such equipment from the European Union (including the Low Voltage Directive). 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
CEL Canadian Eco Logo The Canadian EcoLogo (also known as Environmental Choice) helps you identify products and services that have been independently certified to meet strict environmental standards that reflect their entire life cycle — from manufacturing to disposal. EcoLogo standards are designed so that only the top 20% of products available on the market can achieve certification. More than 7,000 products — from paint to paper — carry this logo. 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
CELIAC_SPRUE_ASSOCIATION Celiac Sprue Association The Celiac Support Association certification represents a company's manufacturing practices to reduce the risk of allergen contamination for celiac and gluten sensitive customers. Products with this certification are tested using the most sensitive validated testing method to ensure it's gluten free status. This recognition seal also indicates the company's commitment to communicating product information to the consumer. 6 CURRENT
CENTRAL_RABBINICAL_CONGRESS_KOSHER Central Rabbinical Congress Kosher Central Rabbinical Congress Kosher Certification 6 CURRENT
CERTIFIE_TERROIR_CHARLEVOIX Certifie Terroir Charlevoix A certification program to promote the products meet the original criteria of agricultural and food products of the Charlevoix terroir. 22 September 2021 1 CURRENT
CERTIFIED_ANGUS_BEEF A package mark awarded to products that meet the certification criteria defined by Certified Angus Beef® 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
CERTIFIED_B_CORPORATION Certified B Corporation Certified B Corporations voluntarily meet the highest standards of verified, overall social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability. B Corps are certified by the non-profit organisation B Lab. 6 CURRENT
CERTIFIED_CARBON_FREE Certified Carbon Free Certified Carbon Free by Carbonfund is the 1st carbon neutral label in the US. It indicates the product is environmentally-friendly and carbon neutral. 6 CURRENT
CERTIFIED_HUMANE_ORGANISATION Certified Humane Organisation Humane Farm Animal Care (HFAC) is the leading non-profit certification organisation dedicated to improving the lives of farm animals in food production from birth through slaughter. The goal of the program is to improve the lives of farm animals by driving consumer demand for kinder and more responsible farm animal practices. When you see the Certified Humane Raised and Handled label on a product you can be assured that the food products have come from facilities that meet precise, objective standards for farm animal treatment. 6 CURRENT
CERTIFIED_NATURALLY_GROWN Certified Naturally Grown Certified Naturally Grown attribute includes all products that present a Certified Naturally Grown logo. 6 CURRENT
CERTIFIED_OE_100 The OE 100 standard is a chain-of-custody standard that gives third party verification to a final product containing a given amount of organically grown cotton. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
CERTIFIED_ORGANIC_BAYSTATE_ORGANIC_CERTIFIERS Certified Organic Baystate Organic Certifiers Baystate Organic Certifiers is a USDA National Organic Program accredited certifying agent certifying farm and processing operations throughout the continental United States. 6 CURRENT
CERTIFIED_ORGANIC_BY_ORGANIC_CERTIFIERS Certified Organic By Organic Certifiers Organic Certifiers is USDA, ISO 17065, EU Equivalent, COR (Canadian Organic Regimen) accredited, and has been certifying the organic community since 1996. Organic Certifiers was one of the first accredited by the USDA in early 2002. 6 CURRENT
CERTIFIED_PALEO Certified Paleo "The Paleo Foundation was first organized for the purpose of helping Paleo Diet Adherents easily identify products that met the basic tenets of the diet. Certified Paleo certifies products that contain Paleo Diet ingredients, but have some 21st century processing methods allowing for shelf stability. https://paleofoundation.com" 6 CURRENT
CERTIFIED_PALEO_FRIENDLY Certified Paleo Friendly The Paleo Foundation offers The Paleo Friendly Program for products that are generally regarded as grey-area products such as kombucha, dark chocolate, and even grass-fed dairy. Some restrictions apply. 6 CURRENT
CERTIFIED_PLANT_BASED Certified Plant Based The Certified Plant Based program defines plant-based food to make it easy for consumers to choose a finished product that consists of ingredients derived from plants including vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, seeds and/or legumes. Additionally, fungi and algae, although not technically plants, will also be counted toward the percentage of plant-based ingredients. (https://www.nsf.org/services/by-industry/food-safety-quality/label-claims/certified-plant-based) 10 December 2020 11 CURRENT
CERTIFIED_SUSTAINABLE_WINE_CHILE Certified Sustainable Wine of Chile Certification: Certified Sustainable Wine of Chile. National - Certifies the sustainable management of the company. www.winesofchile.org Sustainability tab. 23 January 2020 10 CURRENT
CERTIFIED_WBENC Certified WBENC WBENC Certification validates that the business is 51 percent owned, controlled, operated, and managed by a woman or women. WBENC Certification gives women owned businesses the ability to compete for real-time business opportunities provided by WBENC Corporate Members and government agencies. 6 CURRENT
CERTIFIED_WILDLIFE_FRIENDLY Certified Wildlife Friendly Products may be certified by WFEN if: The product contributes directly to in situ conservation of key species. Production has a positive impact on the local economy. Individuals or communities living with wildlife participate in the production, harvest, processing or manufacture of the product. The product’s conservation mission includes a clear enforcement mechanism, such that failure to follow through with required conservation actions results in immediate consequences, including forfeiture of any economic reward. 6 CURRENT
CFG_PROCESSED_EGG Canadian Federal Government – Processed Egg Products National trademarks under the Canada Agricultural Products Act and the Meat Inspection Act 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
CFIA Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) as Federally Registered & Inspected Facility e.g., meat National trademarks under the Canada Agricultural Products Act and the Meat Inspection Act 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
CFIA_DAIRY Canadian Federal Government – Dairy Product Grade National trademarks under the Canada Agricultural Products Act and the Meat Inspection Act 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
CFIA_FISH Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) as Federally Registered & Inspected Facility - Fish National trademarks under the Canada Agricultural Products Act and the Meat Inspection Act 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
CFIA_GRADE_A Canadian Federal Government – CFIA Grade Stamps Canada A e.g. poultry & eggs National trademarks under the Canada Agricultural Products Act and the Meat Inspection Act 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
CFIA_GRADE_C Canadian Federal Government – CFIA Grade Stamps Canada C e.g. poultry & eggs National trademarks under the Canada Agricultural Products Act and the Meat Inspection Act 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
CFIA_ORGANIC Canada Organic Canadian Organic Logo The Canadian Organic Logo symbolizes products that are organic certified by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. The use of the organic logo is only permitted on products that have an organic content that is greater than or equal to 95% and have been certified according to the requirements of the Canada Organic Regime. 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
CFIA_UTILITY_POULTRY_EGG Canadian Federal Government – CFIA Grade Stamps Canada Utility e.g. poultry & eggs National trademarks under the Canada Agricultural Products Act and the Meat Inspection Act 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
CHASSEURS_DE_FRANCE Chasseurs de France The National Federation of Hunters (FNC) is a French fighter organization. It is chaired by Willy Schraen, who is also president of the departmental federation of hunters of the Pas-de-Calais, since August 2016. It brings together all the departmental and regional federations of hunters and represents approximately 1.1 million French hunters. 9
CHEESE_WORLD_CHAMPION_CHEESE_CONTEST Cheese – World Champion Cheese Contest The World Championship Cheese Contest is the largest technical cheese, butter, and yogurt competition in the world. The contest organized by Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association. 01 September 2018 7 CURRENT
CHES_K Ches K Ches K Kosher Certification 02 October 2020 11 CURRENT
CHICAGO_RABBINICAL_COUNCIL Chicago Rabbinical Council Chicago Rabbinical Council Certification 6 CURRENT
CINCINNATI_KOSHER Cincinnati Kosher Cincinnati Kosher (Vaad Hoier of Cincinnati) 02 October 2020 11 CURRENT
CLIMATE_NEUTRAL Climate Neutral The Climate Neutral Guaranteed standard gives you the acknowledgement that the results of your work are helping and are meaningful. The steps that have been taken are expertly tested against published criteria in a transparent process. With the logo, you can clearly communicate your commitment to your stakeholders, who are becoming more critical when it comes to socially, ecologically and economically responsible business. The Climate Neutral Group has offices in the Netherlands an South-Africa. 6 CURRENT
CNG Certified Naturally Grown (CNG) Certified Naturally Grown (CNG) offers peer-review certification to farmers and beekeepers producing food for their local communities by working in harmony with nature, without relying on synthetic chemicals or GMOs 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
CO2_REDUCERET_EMBALLAGE CO2 Reduceret Emballage Arla have great focus for reducing the CO2 impact from their packaging. To make it simpler to see for the consumer, the logo indicates the packaging have been made more climate-friendly. 02 October 2020 11 CURRENT
CO2LOGIC_CO2_NEUTRAL_CERTIFIED CO2 Neutral Certified The CO2 neutral label by CO2logic is meant to provide both customers and companies with a basic understanding of the CO2 neutrality concept, based on the internationally recognised PAS2060 standard. This website helps them fully grasp, appreciate and recognise the benefits and challenges of the ‘CO2 Neutral’ approach. 6 CURRENT
COCOA_HORIZONS Cocoa Horizons Cocoa Horizons is an impact driven program focused on cocoa farmer prosperity and helping build self-sustaining farming communities that protect nature and children. The purpose is to improve the livelihoods of cocoa farmers and their communities through the promotion of sustainable, entrepreneurial farming, improved productivity, and community development, which protects nature and children. 22 September 2021 1 CURRENT
COCOA_LIFE Cocoa Life Cocoa Life is farmer-centric, empowered by strong partnerships, and aligned with our sourcing. These three non-negotiable principles inform every choice we make, every goal we set, and every initiative we launch. 20 April 2017 5 CURRENT
COMPOSTABLE_DIN_CERTCO Seedling The Seedling is a reliable label for compostability. The logo and the certificate number printed on the product assists in the decision on purchasing and disposing a product (packaging). The certification process is offered by Belgian certifier TÜV Austria Belgium and German certifier DIN CERTCO. Biodegradable and compostable products should be certified according to EN 13432 / 14995 standards. 02 October 2020 11 CURRENT
COMTE_GREEN_BELL Comte green bell Comté is a hard raw milk cheese from the French region of Franche-Comté. Its production area extends to the departments of Jura, Doubs and eastern Ain. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
CONFORMITE_EUROPEENNE Conformité Européenne (CE) – EU Conformance The letters ‘CE’ appear on many products traded on the extended Single Market in the European Economic Area (EEA). They signify that products sold in the EEA have been assessed to meet high safety, health, and environmental protection requirements. When you buy a new phone, a teddy bear, or a TV within the EEA, you can find the CE mark on them. CE marking also supports fair competition by holding all companies accountable to the same rules. 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
CONSUMER_CHOICE_AWARD Consumer Choice Award Consumer Choice Award recognizes business excellence in small and medium sized businesses. They only organization in Canada to conduct statistically accurate independent market research surveys to determine brand reputation, customer satisfaction and business excellence 01 September 2018 7 CURRENT
COR_DETROIT Council of Orthodox Rabbis of Greater Detroit Certification Council of Orthodox Rabbis of Greater Detroit Certification 6 CURRENT
COR_KOSHER Kashruth Council of Canada Kosher Certification Kashruth Council of Canada (COR) Kosher Certification 6 CURRENT
CORRUGATED_RECYCLES Corrugated Recycles The UK Corrugated Industry have been running a continuous campaign for some time to highlight and raise awareness of the recyclability of cardboard boxes, they have done this by creating an internationally recognised logo which is to be placed on all manufactured recyclable boxes 01 September 2018 7 CURRENT
COSMEBIO COSMEBIO is the Professional Association for Natural, Ecological and Organic cosmetics. COSMEBIO federates the professional players in the industry and brings together over 390 members in France and abroad. Since 2002, COSMEBIO has been working to promote natural and ecological cosmetics made with ingredients from organic farming and developed using green technologies (green chemistry). http://www.cosmebio.org/en/ . 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
COSMEBIO_COSMOS_NATURAL Cosmebio COSMOS natural The Cosmebio COSMOS natural signature is available for products that comply with the COSMOS-standard in all respects but do not meet the required minimum organic percentages as specified in the COSMOS-standard. 09 February 2022 1 CURRENT
COSMEBIO_COSMOS_ORGANIC Cosmebio COSMOS organic The Cosmebio COSMOS organic signature is available for products that comply with the COSMOS-standard in all respects and contain the required percentages of organic ingredients as specified in the COSMOS-standard. 09 February 2022 1 CURRENT
COTTON_MADE_IN_AFRICA Cotton made in Africa is the first, and as yet the only initiative of the Aid by Trade Foundation. It improves the conditions of life of cotton farmers and their families in Africa, and contributes to environmental protection by promoting sustainable methods of cultivation. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
CPE_SCHARREL_EIEREN Eggs with this Dutch packaging mark are from chicken that are held according to certain quality standards. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
CPE_VRIJE_UITLOOP_EIEREN Eggs with this Dutch packaging Mark are from chicken that have the possibility for free range in open air. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
CRADLE_TO_CRADLE Cradle To Cradle The Cradle to Cradle Certified Product Standard guides designers and manufacturers through a continual improvement process that looks at a product through five quality categories - material health, material reutilization, renewable energy and carbon management, water stewardship, and social fairness. A product receives an achievement level in each category - Basic, Bronze, Silver, Gold, or Platinum - with the lowest achievement level representing the product's overall mark. 6 CURRENT
CROSSED_GRAIN_SYMBOL Crossed grain logo is a trademark owned and administered by Coeliac. It is a wolrdwide symbol for safe gluten-free foods. Each country has their own Coeliac website for example UK www.coeliac.org.uk 1 CURRENT
CROWN_CHK Bais Din of Crown Heights Vaad HaKashrus Certification Bais Din of Crown Heights Vaad HaKashrus Certification 6 CURRENT
CSA_INTERNATIONAL CSA International tests products for compliance to national and international standards, and issue certification marks for qualified products. Certification marks tell potential customers and users that a product has been evaluated by a formal process-involving examination, testing and follow-up inspection-and that it complies with applicable standards for safety and performance. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
CSA_NCA_GLUTEN_FREE CSA/NCA - Gluten Free NCA has become the recognized education and advocacy group for people with celiac disease and other gluten-related disorders. 6 CURRENT
CSI Organic Certifying Body - Centre for Systems Integration, As an independent, not-for-profit organization, CSI is able to offer programs and services to augment and support the work of regulatory officials, including standards development, and certification system development. 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
CULTIVUP_EXIGENCE Cultivup requirement "Originating from the Beauce and Champagne regions, AXEREAL is the leading cereal cooperative in France in the grain chain: collection, processing and trading. It has 13,000 members. Anxious to accompany its members towards a responsible agriculture approach, AXEREAL launches in 2017 a certification initiative for farmers: CULTIV UP. To show a strong commitment to the consumer: Your level of requirement goes beyond the ""Responsible"" base on one or more criteria. We can respond to your request by creating a chain and a complete traceability from the producer to the consumer. " 10 December 2020 11 CURRENT
CULTIVUP_RESPONSABLE Cultivup responsible "Originating from the Beauce and Champagne regions, AXEREAL is the leading cereal cooperative in France in the grain chain: collection, processing and trading. It has 13,000 members. Anxious to accompany its members towards a responsible agriculture approach, AXEREAL launches in 2017 a certification initiative for farmers: CULTIV UP. To add a ""sustainable"" mention on your products: Your raw materials come from farmers who produce according to a shared vision of sustainability: that of the members of the SAI platform. It is based on social, economic and environmental criteria. For you, an annual mass balance is carried out on our sustainable raw material." 10 December 2020 11 CURRENT
CZECH_FOOD Czech Food This logo can be only used on labels of food products made only or mostly from Czech ingredients and manufactured in the Czech Republic. Rules for using the logo are maintained by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Czech Republic and they are available at http://eagri.cz/public/web/mze/potraviny/znacky-kvality-potravin/ceska-potravina/ . 20 April 2017 5 CURRENT
DALLAS_KOSHER Dallas Kosher Certification Dallas Kosher Certification 6 CURRENT
DANSK_IP_KVALITET Dansk IP Kvalitet The objective of Danish I.P. gardeners and growers are producing fruits and vegetables of high quality in a holistic manner that is prudent to both nature and man. Integrated Production requires, e.g.. taking advantage of the natural regulatory and useful mechanisms in nature. The goal is to reduce the use of pesticides and fertilizer to the bare minimum. Documentation and independent control is the guarantee of security. Nothing is left to chance when Danish fruit and vegetables is grown by I.P. method. 20 April 2017 5 CURRENT
DANSK_MAELK Dansk Maelk The purpose of DANSK MÆLK marque is to determine that the products sold - using the DANSK MÆLK marque - originates from Danish milk, is produced and packaged in Denmark. The DANSK MÆLK marque is owned by Danish Dairy Board (Mejeriforeningen). The DANSK MÆLK marque may only be used for milk, dairy and drinking milk products. Only members of the Dairy Board can use the DANSK MÆLK marque. 20 April 2017 5 CURRENT
DEBIO Organic Certifying Body – Debio All providers of organic products in Norway are certified by Debio. We ensure that farms and fish farms, processing and marketing enterprises, importers and others follow the regulations for organic production, and meet the requirements for marketing organic products under Debio’s Ø-label. - See more at: http://www.debio.no/information-in-english#sthash.TttuMTn9.dpuf 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
DEMETER_LABEL Demeter International trademark for products of certified biodynamic production. Www.demeter.net 1 CURRENT
DESIGN_FROM_FINLAND Design From Finland Finnish label for designing. 20 April 2017 5 CURRENT
DIAMOND_K Diamond K - Massachusetts Certification Diamond K - Massachusetts Certification 6 CURRENT
DIAMOND_KA_KASHRUT_AUTHORITY_OF_AUSTRALIA_AND_NZ Diamond Ka Kashrut Authority Of Australia And Nz The Kashrut Authority of Australia and NZ Certification 6 CURRENT
DIRECT_TRADE Direct Trade Direct Trade is an ethical, responsible and social connection between farmers and manufacturing companies without any intermediaries, in a way that the created value is shared between both parties equally.  Hence, both parties work in a symbiotic relationship, outputting labour and effort in order to maximize the value of the raw materials and finished goods and become dependent on each other´s success. There are various versions of this label. 02 October 2020 11 CURRENT
DK_ECO Ø-mærke The red Ø-mærke with the text "Statskontrolleret økologisk", tells that the Danish authorities have been controlling the farm or the company which have processed, packed or marked an organic product. 08 August 2016 3 CURRENT
DLG_AWARD DLG award in bronze, silver and gold. The DLG promotes product quality of foods on the basis of binding and impartial quality standards, based on current scientific findings and the recognised test methods it has developed. With its International Tests the DLG leads quality assessment in Europe and is accredited in accordance with international norms. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
DOLPHIN_SAFE The Earth Island Institute monitors tuna companies around the world to ensure the tuna is caught by methods that do not harm dolphins and protect the marine ecosystem. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
DONAU_SOYA_STANDARD Donau Soya Standard The Donau Soja programme has been established to promote and propagate the cultivation, processing and marketing of GM-free, origin-controlled quality soya from the Danube Region. Our aim is to develop and guarantee a GM-free protein supply in Europe. 23 January 2020 10 CURRENT
DRP Dermatology Review Panel ™ ("DRP") independent dermatologist’s review The Dermatology Review Panel™, a division of DRP Dermatology Inc. ("DRP") has been formed to provide an independent dermatologists' review of non-prescription skin care products (includes over-the-counter and other consumer products with skin care-related claims). 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
DUURZAAM_VARKENSVLEES This label is awarded to farmers that comply with strict regulations for the well-being of both pigs and the environment. The compliance to these guidelines is reviewed yearly by independent certification bodies. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
DYRENES_BESKYTTELSE Dyrenes Beskyttelse The requirements for the label "Recommended by Animal Protection Association " is focused on animal welfare in production, transport and accommodation at the slaughterhouse and may be summarized in five points: 1. Animals must always have the freedom to move freely and be able to exhibit normal behaviour. 2. Animals must not be harmed physically or mentally. 3. Animals must not starve, but should have free access to natural feedstuffs and water so that they can maintain good health and vigour. 4. Animals must not be unnecessarily exposed to infection or suffer any harm. 5. Animals must not in any way be intimidated or unduly stressed. 08 August 2016 3 CURRENT
DZG_GLUTEN_FREE The German Coeliac Society (Deutsche Zöliakiegesellschaft – DZG) was founded 1974. Today the DZG has more than 40,000 members. The aim is to help people with coeliac disease or with Dermatitis Herpetiformis Duhring. The organisation also try to increase the publicity of coeliac disease and to improve the living conditions for coeliacs in Germany. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
EARTHKOSHER_KOSHER EarthKosher Kosher Certification EarthKosher Kosher Certification 6 CURRENT
EARTHSURE Earthsure is the Ecolabel program of IERE. It provides environmental product declarations, or Environmental Product Declarations. Much like a nutrition label the EPD shows some or all of the following impacts: climate change, depletion of the stratospheric ozone layer, acidification of land and water sources & other impacts. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
ECARF_SEAL ECARF Seal The products and services we certify have been fully adapted to the needs of allergy sufferers. An independent advisory panel of 15 leading international scientists and technicians has developed the criteria we use to evaluate different product groups, such as creams, vacuum cleaners and hotels. They include threshold values and exclusion criteria that make an allergic reaction very unlikely. The criteria are regularly updated to reflect the latest scientific findings. A product receives the Seal when it can be proved through audits or studies that the criteria have been fulfilled. 23 January 2020 10 CURRENT
ECO_KREIS Corresponds to printers and fax machines, for the health and environmental criteria audited by TÜV Rheinland: www.tuv.com. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
ECO_LABEL_CZECH Eco Label Czech Mark accredited to products with low impact on environment. It is accredited by CENIA - Czech Environmental Information Agency of the Ministry of Environment of the Czech Republic. 08 August 2016 3 CURRENT
ECO_LABEL_LADYBUG This is a Finnish label used by the Organic union, which represents the entire Finnish organic industry, consumers and producers in a common interest group. They work as a neutral voice in various working groups and consultations, and prepare position papers and presentations. The Federation also organizes training events and professional seminars. The Organic Federation also publishes the magazine Organic. 1 CURRENT
ECO_LOGO Formerly known as Environmental Choice. North America's leading benchmark of environmentally responsible products and services. 1 CURRENT
ECOCERT_CERTIFICATE ECOCERT is a certification body for sustainable development. Www.ecocert.com 1 CURRENT
ECOCERT_COSMOS_NATURAL The COSMOS-standard certification was officially launched at the Biofach in February. The COSMOS-standard is a new cosmetic certification developed to harmonize various certifications and labels in order to create one standard that is internationally recognized for natural and organic cosmetics. The new certification is a result of Europe’s leading natural cosmetic certifiers coming together and forming a non-profit association, COSMOS-standard AISBL. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
ECOCERT_COSMOS_ORGANIC The COSMOS-standard certification was officially launched at the Biofach in February. The COSMOS-standard is a new cosmetic certification developed to harmonize various certifications and labels in order to create one standard that is internationally recognized for natural and organic cosmetics. The new certification is a result of Europe’s leading natural cosmetic certifiers coming together and forming a non-profit association, COSMOS-standard AISBL. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
ECOCERT_ORGANIC Organic Certifying Body – EcoCert, Quebec, Canada Ecocert (Canada) is a control and certification organization that certifies organic products in Canada with its Ecocert label. It is managed by a private corporation based in Quebec, but that operates Canada-wide and is independent from all commercial entities 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
ECOGARANTIE Ecogarantie is an international mark for ecological products. Ecogarantie has developed standards for cosmetics, personal care, washing- and cleaning products and salt. Consumers can rely on the fact that products with the Ecogarantie label, meet strict requirements whose goal it is to guarantee quality, safety and durability for generations to come. http://www.ecogarantie.com/en . 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
ECOLAND ECOLAND The Ecoland label stands for regional production, sustainable agriculture and social commitment. Products with this label have not been treated with chemical pesticides or synthetic fertilizers. Producers commits itself to promote the biodiversity of their area, to preserve soil fertility and to use water-efficient irrigation systems. All organic farmers are controlled in accordance with the strict requirements of the EU Organic Regulation and the guidelines of the Ecoland-Verband. This is done by state-approved inspection bodies, which are supervised by the state control authorities 9
ECOLOGO_CERTIFIED The EcoLogo Certification The EcoLogo certification attribute includes all products that have published the EcoLogo Certified seal on their packaging. 6 CURRENT
ECOVIN The ecovin label certifies wines produced with ecological production methods based on the EU eco regulation. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
ECZEMA_SOCIETY_OF_CANADA Eczema Society of Canada- Accepted Products that are identified as ‘accepted’ by the Eczema Society are free of ingredients know to be irritating for sensitive skin, have undergone dermatologist formulation review, and have earned our Seal of Acceptance. 01 September 2018 7 CURRENT
EESTI_OKOMARK Estonian Eco Label: Ministry of Agriculture Ökomärk (Label of Organic Food). www.agri.ee 1 CURRENT
EESTI_PARIM_TOIDUAINE Best Food - Association of Estonia Food Industry http://www.toiduliit.ee/ Our mission is to support and promote Estonian food industry and economy, and contribute to a balanced and appropriate ethics to members of a favorable business environment for development. 1 CURRENT
EKO This symbol stands for organic production certified by Skal that meets the requirements of the EU-regulation for organic production. Skal is the inspection body for the organic production in the Netherlands. 1 CURRENT
ENEC ENEC is a European high quality mark for lighting equipment and related products and stands for European Norms Electrical Certification. ENEC is an alternative to the national marks within the entire European Union. This mark eliminates a producer the need for a separate label in each individual country. Each European country there are 1 or more independent testing bodies that are appointed to issue the ENEC certification mark to a product. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
ENERGY_STAR ENERGY STAR is a voluntary government-backed program dedicated to helping individuals protect the environment through energy efficiency. The ENERGY STAR mark is the national symbol for energy efficiency, making it easy for consumers and businesses to identify high-quality, energy-efficient products, homes, and commercial and industrial buildings. 1 CURRENT
ENTWINE_AUSTRALIA Entwine Australia "Certification: ENTWINE. No certification program, members certify through SAW, Freshcare or ISO14001. However, the Entwine logo can be used on bottle if member is certified (=also part of one of those certification programs) and 85% of grapes come from certified vineyards. National. Umbrella organisation run by the Australian Wine Research Institute. Voluntary sustainability program to support growers and winemakers that primarily supplies information for research, benchmarking and development of program. https://www.awri.com.au/industry_support/entwine/" 23 January 2020 10 CURRENT
EPA_DFE Design for the Environment (DfE) The Safer Choice label, it means that every ingredient in the product has been reviewed by EPA scientists. Only products that meet our Safer Choice Standard, which includes stringent human health and environmental criteria, are allowed to carry the label. 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
EPEAT_BRONZE Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool 1 CURRENT
EPEAT_GOLD Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool 1 CURRENT
EPEAT_SILVER Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool 1 CURRENT
EQUAL_EXCHANGE_FAIRLY_TRADED Equal Exchange Fairly Traded Equal Exchange's mission is to build long-term trade partnerships that are economically just and environmentally sound, to foster mutually beneficial relationships between farmers and consumers and to demonstrate, through our success, the contribution of worker co-operatives and Fair Trade to a more equitable, democratic and sustainable world. 6 CURRENT
EQUALITAS_SUSTAINABLE_WINE Equalitas Sustainable Wine Certification: Sustainable Company/Sustainable product (on bottle). National, industry, Italy. Certifying companies, wines and regions. The Sustainability Consortium has approved Equalitas as a program meeting their standards for procurement. www.equalitas.it 23 January 2020 10 CURRENT
ERDE_SAAT The label of Bioberband Earth & Seed indicates organic agriculture that interacts in a constructive and life-enhancing way with natural systems and cycles. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
ERKEND_STREEK_PRODUCT The Dutch mark Erkend Streekproduct indicates that the product and its ingredients come from a specific region. During production there has been attention for preservation and maintenance of characteristic values of the landscape and the environment. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
ETP Ethical Tea Partnership Membership is open to any company involved in the sourcing, trading or packing of tea sold in Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand. When you see the ETP Hand and Leaf logo on packaging it means the tea inside is from a member of Ethical Tea Partnership. Members range from large global brands and retailers to small boutique labels and specialty teas. Because we focus purely on improving the sustainability of tea production – and not herbs, the ETP logo can only be used on products that contain a minimum of 55% Camellia sinensis (tea) by weight. 6 CURRENT
EU_ECO_LABEL The item is physically marked with the European Union Eco label a European environmental initiative supported by the European Commission. 1 CURRENT
EU_ENERGY_LABEL The EU adopted the Directive 2010/30/EU on energy labels. Energy labels help consumers choosing products which save energy and thus money. They also provide incentives for the industry to develop and invest in energy efficient product design. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
EU_ORGANIC_FARMING New EU organic logo the EU introduced a new organic logo to ensure consumer protection and common standards. See www.organic-farming.europa.eu 1 CURRENT
EUROPE_SOYA_STANDARD Europe Soya Standard The Europe Soya programme has been established to promote and propagate the cultivation, processing and marketing of GM-free, origin-controlled quality soya from Europe. The aim is to develop and guarantee a GM-free protein supply in and from Europe. 23 January 2020 10 CURRENT
EUROPEAN_V_LABEL_VEGAN V Label Vegan The V-label is an internationally approved and protected brand to identify vegetarian and vegan products. Owner of the trademark "V-Label" is the European Vegetarian Union (EVU), which coordinates the work of the various national Veggie organisations. Today the Vegetarier-Bund Deutschlands e.V. (VEBU) is the biggest body representing the interests of vegetarians and vegans in Germany and the VEBU awards the certification of the two existing Versions of the V-Label. It support consumer decision buying Food without studying the list of ingredients. Vegan food products are not of animal origin and don't have - Ingredients (including additives, excipients, flavourings and enzymes) of animal origin or - Processing aids or - Non-food additives, used in the same manner as Processing aids of animal origin. 20 April 2017 5 CURRENT
EUROPEAN_V_LABEL_VEGETARIAN V Label Vegetarian The V-LABEL is an internationally approved and protected brand to identify vegetarian and vegan products. Owner of the trademark "V-LABEL" is the European Vegetarian Union (EVU), which coordinates the work of the various national Veggie organisations. Today the Vegetarier-Bund Deutschlands e.V. (VEBU) is the biggest body representing the interests of vegetarians and vegans in Germany and the VEBU awards the certification of the two existing Versions of the V-LABEL. It support consumer decision buying Food without studying the list of ingredients. Vegetarian foods meet the requirements of vegan food. In the production, however, the following components or derived products can be added or used: 1. milk 2. colostrum 3. means eggs 4. honey 5. beeswax 6. propolis 7. lanolin / lanolin from live sheep from wool. 20 April 2017 5 CURRENT
EUROPEAN_VEGETARIAN_UNION European Vegetarian Union The V Label is intended for the labelling of vegetarian and vegan products. The V Label makes it possible to safely and conveniently select vegetarian and vegan food without having to study the ingredients or make enquiries with the manufacturer. Products bearing the V Label must not contain any of the following ingredients: - Meat, fish and poultry - Ingredients that are produced from dead animals such as gelatine and fish oil - Eggs from hens kept in cages - Gelatine for the clarification of juices or vinegar - Calf-rennet for the production of cheese The V Label always states the vegetarian category the labelled product belongs to. The label must at least indicate the category “vegetarian” or “vegan”. Vegetarian products with milk and without egg can be labelled “lacto-vegetarian” (or “without eggs”) and vegetarian products with egg and without milk can be labelled “ovo-vegetarian” (or “without milk”). 08 August 2016 3 CURRENT
FAIR_FLOWERS_FAIR_PLANTS Fair Flowers Fair Plants Fair Flowers Fair Plants is a label attached to flowers and plants that originate from growers that meet the highest demands related to the environment and personnel, when it comes to issues such as working conditions, hygiene and safety. 20 April 2017 5 CURRENT
FAIR_FOOD_PROGRAM_LABEL Fair Food Program Label The Coalition of Immokalee Workers' (CIW) Fair Food Program is a unique partnership among farmers, farmworkers, and retail food companies that ensures humane wages and working conditions for the workers who pick fruits and vegetables on participating farms. It harnesses the power of consumer demand to give farmworkers a voice in the decisions that affect their lives, and to eliminate the longstanding abuses that have plagued agriculture for generations. 6 CURRENT
FAIR_FOR_LIFE Fair for Life Social & FairTrade Certification guarantees that human rights are guaranteed at any stage of production, that workers enjoy good and fair working conditions and that smallholder farmers receive a fair share. Fair trade improves the livelihood of thousands of smallholder farmers and workers by providing the means for social community projects and empowerment of people. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
FAIR_N_GREEN Fair ’n Green Certification: Fair’N Green. National - Soil compaction, toxicity analysis included, in addition to waste management, water use, CO2-footprint etc. After the initial analysis by an external consultant, the winery is ready to apply. Certification through third party examination rather than audit (NOT same company as consultant), passing score allows entry. 23 January 2020 10 CURRENT
FAIR_TRADE_MARK The FAIR TRADE Mark certifies that products meet the social, economic and environmental International Fairtrade Standards. The FAIR TRADE Mark is usually supported by a local Fair Trade Labelling Organisation and certifies products not companies. It does not cover the companies or organizations selling the product 1 CURRENT
FAIR_TRADE_USA Fair Trade USA- The Fair Trade certification model is designed and audited to ensure equitable trade practices at every level of the supply chain. To earn a license from Fair Trade USA to use the Fair Trade Certified™ label on their products, companies must buy from certified farms and organizations, pay Fair Trade prices and premiums and submit to a rigorous supply chain audits. This process entails a high level of transparency and traceability in their global supply chains. Today, our partner companies range from small, mission-driven coffee roasters to some of the largest transnational corporations in the world. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
FAIR_TRADE_USA_INGREDIENTS Fair Trade USA Ingredients Products bearing the Fair Trade Certified Ingredient logo are required to contain 20% or more Fair Trade Certified Ingredients by weight excluding water and salt. Additionally, any individual Fair Trade Certified ingredients used in the product are 100% Fair Trade Certified. 6 CURRENT
FAIR_TSA FairTSA The Fair Trade Sustainability Alliance (FairTSA) is an organisation specializing in Fair Trade and social responsibility standard development, ethical supply chain management, and accountable, sustainable community development. We are the only Fair Trade standard holder with an "open" certification system, meaning that every certifier who is interested in working with our standard can do so, provided that they comply with our basic requirements. These can be found on the Producers and Licensees pages respectively. 6 CURRENT
FAIRTRADE_CASHEW_NUTS Fairtrade Sourced Ingredient Cashew Nuts These white Marks indicate that the ingredient named on the tab has been sourced as Fairtrade, such as Cashew Nuts used in a package of mixed nuts. (This is different from the black FAIRTRADE Mark, which signifies that all the ingredients that are available as Fairtrade are Fairtrade certified). 02 October 2020 11 CURRENT
FAIRTRADE_COCOA Fairtrade Sourced Ingredient Cocoa These white Marks indicate that the ingredient named on the tab has been sourced as Fairtrade, such as Fairtrade Cocoa in a breakfast cereal. (This is different from the black FAIRTRADE Mark, which signifies that all the ingredients that are available as Fairtrade are Fairtrade certified). 02 October 2020 11 CURRENT
FAIRTRADE_COCONUT Fairtrade Sourced Ingredient Coconut These white Marks indicate that the ingredient named on the tab has been sourced as Fairtrade, such as Fairtrade Coconut in a breakfast cereal. (This is different from the black FAIRTRADE Mark, which signifies that all the ingredients that are available as Fairtrade are Fairtrade certified). 02 October 2020 11 CURRENT
FAIRTRADE_COTTON Fairtrade Sourced Ingredient Cotton These white Marks indicate that the ingredient named on the tab has been sourced as Fairtrade, such as Fairtrade Cotton in clothing. (This is different from the black FAIRTRADE Mark, which signifies that all the ingredients that are available as Fairtrade are Fairtrade certified). 02 October 2020 11 CURRENT
FAIRTRADE_DRIED_APRICOTS Fairtrade Sourced Ingredient Dried Apricots These white Marks indicate that the ingredient named on the tab has been sourced as Fairtrade, such as Fairtrade Dried Apricots in a breakfast cereal. (This is different from the black FAIRTRADE Mark, which signifies that all the ingredients that are available as Fairtrade are Fairtrade certified). 02 October 2020 11 CURRENT
FAIRTRADE_GREEN_TEA Fairtrade Sourced Ingredient Green Tea These white Marks indicate that the ingredient named on the tab has been sourced as Fairtrade, such as Fairtrade Green Tea used in drinks. (This is different from the black FAIRTRADE Mark, which signifies that all the ingredients that are available as Fairtrade are Fairtrade certified). 02 October 2020 11 CURRENT
FAIRTRADE_HONEY Fairtrade Sourced Ingredient Honey These white Marks indicate that the ingredient named on the tab has been sourced as Fairtrade, such as Fairtrade Honey in a breakfast cereal. (This is different from the black FAIRTRADE Mark, which signifies that all the ingredients that are available as Fairtrade are Fairtrade certified). 02 October 2020 11 CURRENT
FAIRTRADE_LIME_JUICE Fairtrade Sourced Ingredient Lime Juice These white Marks indicate that the ingredient named on the tab has been sourced as Fairtrade, such as Fairtrade Lime Juice in mixed juice. (This is different from the black FAIRTRADE Mark, which signifies that all the ingredients that are available as Fairtrade are Fairtrade certified). 02 October 2020 11 CURRENT
FAIRTRADE_MANGO_JUICE Fairtrade Sourced Ingredient Mango Juice These white Marks indicate that the ingredient named on the tab has been sourced as Fairtrade, such as Fairtrade Mango Juice used in mixed juice. (This is different from the black FAIRTRADE Mark, which signifies that all the ingredients that are available as Fairtrade are Fairtrade certified). 02 October 2020 11 CURRENT
FAIRTRADE_OLIVE_OIL Fairtrade Sourced Ingredient Olive Oil These white Marks indicate that the ingredient named on the tab has been sourced as Fairtrade, such as Fairtrade Olive Oil in a dressing. (This is different from the black FAIRTRADE Mark, which signifies that all the ingredients that are available as Fairtrade are Fairtrade certified). 02 October 2020 11 CURRENT
FAIRTRADE_PEPPER Fairtrade Sourced Ingredient Pepper These white Marks indicate that the ingredient named on the tab has been sourced as Fairtrade, such as Fairtrade Pepper used in mixed spices. (This is different from the black FAIRTRADE Mark, which signifies that all the ingredients that are available as Fairtrade are Fairtrade certified). 02 October 2020 11 CURRENT
FAIRTRADE_QUINOA Fairtrade Sourced Ingredient Quinoa These white Marks indicate that the ingredient named on the tab has been sourced as Fairtrade, such as Fairtrade Quinoa used in biscuits. (This is different from the black FAIRTRADE Mark, which signifies that all the ingredients that are available as Fairtrade are Fairtrade certified). 02 October 2020 11 CURRENT
FAIRTRADE_RICE Fairtrade Sourced Ingredient Rice These white Marks indicate that the ingredient named on the tab has been sourced as Fairtrade, such as Fairtrade Rice in a breakfast cereal. (This is different from the black FAIRTRADE Mark, which signifies that all the ingredients that are available as Fairtrade are Fairtrade certified). 02 October 2020 11 CURRENT
FAIRTRADE_ROSES Fairtrade Sourced Ingredient Roses These white Marks indicate that the ingredient named on the tab has been sourced as Fairtrade, such as Fairtrade Roses used in teas. (This is different from the black FAIRTRADE Mark, which signifies that all the ingredients that are available as Fairtrade are Fairtrade certified). 02 October 2020 11 CURRENT
FAIRTRADE_SUGAR Fairtrade Sourced Ingredient Sugar These white Marks indicate that the ingredient named on the tab has been sourced as Fairtrade, such as Fairtrade Sugar in a breakfast cereal. (This is different from the black FAIRTRADE Mark, which signifies that all the ingredients that are available as Fairtrade are Fairtrade certified). 02 October 2020 11 CURRENT
FAIRTRADE_TEA Fairtrade Sourced Ingredient Tea These white Marks indicate that the ingredient named on the tab has been sourced as Fairtrade, such as Fairtrade Tea used in mixed drinks. (This is different from the black FAIRTRADE Mark, which signifies that all the ingredients that are available as Fairtrade are Fairtrade certified). 02 October 2020 11 CURRENT
FAIRTRADE_VANILLA Fairtrade Sourced Ingredient Vanilla These white Marks indicate that the ingredient named on the tab has been sourced as Fairtrade, such as Fairtrade Vanilla used in tea. (This is different from the black FAIRTRADE Mark, which signifies that all the ingredients that are available as Fairtrade are Fairtrade certified). 02 October 2020 11 CURRENT
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FCC Federal Communications Commission (U.S.) The FCC is responsible for managing and licensing the electromagnetic spectrum for commercial users and for non-commercial users including: state, county and local governments. This includes public safety, commercial and non-commercial fixed and mobile wireless services, broadcast television and radio, satellite and other services. In licensing the spectrum, the Commission promotes efficient and reliable access to the spectrum for a variety of innovative uses as well as promotes public safety and emergency response. 25 January 2017 4 CURRENT
FEDERALLY_REGISTERED_INSPECTED_CANADA Federally Registered/ Inspected in Canada 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
FINNISH_HEART_SYMBOL The heart symbol to inform the consumer at one glance that the product marked with this symbol is a preferred choice in its product group with regard to fat and sodium. Finnish Heart Association www.sydanmerkki.fi 1 CURRENT
FISH_WISE_CERTIFICATION Fish Wise Certification Fish Wise certification defines sustainable seafood as coming from sources, whether fished or farmed, that can maintain or increase production in the future without jeopardizing the structure or function of affected ecosystems. 6 CURRENT
FLAMME_VERTE Flamme Verte label was launched in France in 2000 by l’Agence de l'Environnement et de la Maîtrise de l'Energie (ADEME), and manufacturers of household appliances. Its mission: to promote the use of wood processing heating appliances of which the design responds to the most demanding quality in terms of fuel efficiency and emissions. In addition, Flamme verte provides assurance that its products are environmentally friendly by emitting very few fine particles. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
FLANDRIA Flandria Flandria is the Belgian quality label for fruits and vegetables. It is used by the six most important fruit-and-vegetable auctions grouped under LAVA. Since its inception in 1995, the Flandria label has given added value to fresh products and produce. This seal of approval guarantees concern and care for the environment during their cultivation, plus quality and freshness. 23 January 2020 10 CURRENT
FLEURS_DE_FRANCE Fleurs de France The French agricultural organizations have created a common visual identity in order to highlight the French origin of agricultural products in this case flowers: the signatures "Agricultural Products of France". Remarkable to their elegant silhouette in a tricolor pentagon that is available for each family of products, these signatures reflect the commitment of the professionals of the sectors to value the know-how, the territories and the French jobs. Covering a variety of productions, these signatures all have a common basis, which consists of four criteria: Origin France of the products concerned, The existence of specifications or regulations governing the use of the logo, A formal commitment from the operators of the sectors concerned wishing to use these logos, Controls performed by a third party. 9
FODMAP Monash University FODMAP (Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides, and Polyols) Monash University identified a group of short-chain carbohydrates found in food that are either poorly absorbed in the small intestine or impossible to digest. The Monash team named these carbohydrates FODMAPs, an acronym which stands for Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides, and Polyols. This accreditation signifies the product can be used in a low FODMAP diet which can reduce symptoms in people with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). https://www.monashfodmap.com 22 September 2021 2 CURRENT
FODMAP_FRIENDLY FODMAP (Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides, and Polyols) Friendly The Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides, and Polyols (FODMAP) Friendly certification (Fodmap Accreditation) program, incorporating the FODMAP Friendly logo, is the only registered certification trademark worldwide certifying FODMAP levels in food products that have been laboratory tested to be low in FODMAP’s. It is designed to enable consumers with symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) who are following a Low FODMAP diet to easily identify and select suitable packaged food products. 22 September 2021 1 CURRENT
FOOD_ALLIANCE_CERTIFIED Food Alliance Certified Food Alliance Certified attribute includes all products that present a Food Alliance Certified logo. 6 CURRENT
FOOD_JUSTICE_CERTIFIED Food Justice Certified Food Justice Certified is a label based on high-bar social justice standards for farms, processors, and retailers, including every link in the food chain from farm to table. Our approach is holistic; we ensure fair treatment of workers, fair pricing for farmers, and fair business practices. Food Justice Certified is designed for all agricultural production systems, fibre and cosmetics as well as food. 6 CURRENT
FOOD_SAFETY_SYSTEM_CERTIFICATION_22000 Food Safety System Certification 22000 The FSSC 22000 Food Safety Management System provides a framework for effectively managing your organisation's food safety responsibilities. FSSC 22000 is fully recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and is based on existing ISO Standards. It demonstrates your company has a robust Food Safety Management System in place that meets the requirements of your customers and consumers. Already, 10.000+ organisations over 140 countries achieved FSSC 22000 certification. With currently 100+ Licensed Certification Bodies and over 1,500 auditors worldwide, our mission is to ensure consumer trust in the supply of safe food and drinks. 6 CURRENT
FOODLAND_ONTARIO Foodland Ontario is a consumer promotion program of the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food. It has partnered with producers to champion, promote and support the consumption of fresh Ontario produce and processed agricultural foods. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
FOR_LIFE For Life (Social Responsibility) Demonstration of social and fair business practices; providing good working conditions, guaranteeing the fair treatment of employees and the community and environmental responsibility. 08 August 2016 3 CURRENT
FOREST_PRODUCTS_Z809 Forest Products - Product Lines From a Certified Forest At least 70% of the input used to make this product line has been tracked and monitored from its point of origin (a Z809 certified forest) to the end consumer. This mark appears on product and/or packaging. None of the wood-based raw materials shall have come from Controversial Sources. 01 September 2018 7 CURRENT
FOREST_STEWARDSHIP_COUNCIL_100_PERCENT FSC is a global, not-for-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of responsible forest management worldwide. The 100% label stands for products containing 100% material from FSC certified forests. 26 May 2015 2 CURRENT
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