The five values are local economies, nutrition, a valued workforce, environmental sustainability and animal welfare. In most of the value categories, the Standards are based on nationally recognized third party certifications and product labels, such as USDA Organic or Marine Stewardship Council Certified. The Center for Good Food Purchasing facilitates a regular review of the Standards through an extensive expert and stakeholder review process.

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