Miguel Reyna, CEO of Western Foods, has announced that the company’s Woodland, CA, facility has become SQF Level 2 Certified.
SQF Code Edition 7.2, Level 2 Certification is a certified Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) – based food safety and quality management system that is benchmarked by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). Products produced and manufactured under the SQF Code certification retain a high degree of acceptance in global markets by retailers, recognized private labels, consumer brands, and food service providers.
Even though Western Foods has always been based on excellence through continuous improvement and have maintained strong quality and food safety standards, their processes are now designed to meet the strictest requirements of the GFSI.
“At Western Foods our team fully recognizes the importance of achieving this certification. By applying the programs mandatory standards, we are able to better manage all potential product and food safety risks for our customers” says Luis Sanchez, director of Operations. “We are thrilled to add SQF Level 2 to the list of our numerous certifications such as California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF), Whole Grain Council, Non-GMO Project Verified, Certified Gluten-Free and Orthodox Union Kosher.”