Animal welfare

When you keep or trade animals in a professional manner, you must abide by rules to ensure animal welfare and health. Rules apply, for example, to housing, care, breeding and separation of animals.

Kiwa has years of experience in setting up quality systems, audits and certifying companies in the field of animal welfare all over the world. Not only in the primary sector but also in slaughterhouses, meat processing, retail et cetera. We are your reliable partner in the field of animal welfare!

Global animal welfare services

  • Beter Leven keurmerk - Better Life label
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  • Kiwa Agri Food | We certify the PAI International Pig Scheme
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  • Transparency regarding the production, quality and origin of our food is becoming increasingly important. This also applies to poultry meat. Under the IKB Kip scheme all the links in the production chain are connected, from breeding location to sl...
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  • KAT

    KAT is a German quality scheme for egg traceability. The German retail sector places participation in KAT as a condition for selling eggs in Germany.
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  • QS poultry is a German quality scheme that aims for reliable transparency and safe products throughout the entire food chain. In order to sell a product under the QS label, all the links in the chain from 'farm to shop' must meet the QS standards.
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  • VLOG (Verband Lebensmittel Ohne Gentechnik) is a German quality scheme for the production of foodstuffs that are without any genetically engineered material.
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  • Bird Friendly is a certificte created by the Smithsonian Immigration Bird Center (SMBC), a part of the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. Bird Friendly standards are the most stringent of third party environmental standards. Certified coffees carry ...
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