Grass-fed (no grain).
No added hormones or steroids.
Never fed drugs or antibiotics.
Never fed genetically modified organisms.
Raised on natural pasture.
Sheltered during adverse conditions (e.g. from excessive heat, from predators, from excessive cold...).
Not fed animal by-products.
Given non-genetically modified grains and/or SOY-free feed as supplement to daily access to pasture.
Never fed/supplemented with SOY-based feed.
Free of all chemical and/or synthetic herbicides.
Free of all chemical and/or synthetic fertilizers.
Free of radiation treatment.
No human sewage/sludge fertilizers used in cultivation.
No synthetic additives.
Farmland not contaminated with prohibited synthetic chemicals for a minimum of three years before obtaining Organic Certification.
Farmers required to improve soil (vs. e.g. allowing it to become minerally depleted by nutrient destroying farming methodologies.
Farmers required to promote plant diversity (which, for example, would help maintain nutrient rich soil and beneficial microorganisms, thereby promoting healthier plants).