A certification body controls certification standards and procedures for good agricultural practices. It aims to increase consumers' confidence in food safety by developing good agricultural practices which must be adopted by producers. The focus of a certification body is on food safety and traceability, although it also includes some requirements on worker safety, health and welfare, and conservation of environment. Often the certificate covers the process of the certified product from before the seed is planted until it leaves the farm. Different private standards are currently used in the food industry. Some examples of certification standards: BRCIFSGlobalGAP

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