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Approved Provider of FSC36 Safe Feed/Safe Food Audits

Apr. 23 2020

Bureau Veritas Recognized by the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) as an Approved Provider of FSC36 Safe Feed/Safe Food Audits

NEW YORK, N.Y., (April 23, 2020) –– Bureau Veritas a world-leader in testing, inspection, and certification (TIC) services, today announced it has been recognized by the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) as an approved provider of FSC36 Safe Feed/Safe Food audits.  FSC36 provides the animal food industry with a standard for protecting the safety of feed products and to enhance consumer confidence in the animal feed and pet food supply.  The mission of the program is to establish and promote acceptable quality and food safety guidelines for the feed industry and is designed to ensure continuous improvement in the delivery of a safe and wholesome feed supply for the growth and care of animals. 

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Bureau Veritas is proud to have AFIA’s recognition as an approved provider of FSC36 Safe Feed/Safe Food audits. With this recognition, Bureau Veritas will expand its food program and certification portfolio to include partnerships within the animal food industry ensuring the safety of food and feed for animals.  “FSC36 compliments our ability to assist manufactures in the animal food industry to ensure the safety of their animal feed and pet food products.  This recognition also adds to our existing portfolio of audit standards that we provide to the industry” says Kris Middleton, North American Food Program Manager for Bureau Veritas.  Mr. Middleton continues, “With this new recognition we are able to partner with pet food and animal feed manufacturers that may not be prepared to enter the world of GFSI-benchmarked certification, but are interested in having an unbiased certification at their site to build confidence with their customers and other stakeholders.”

Bureau Veritas leverages its worldwide network of 400+ food auditors and 25+ food certification schemes and audit programs to shape a world of trust for animal feed and pet food.  As a world leader in laboratory testing, inspection, and certification services, Bureau Veritas is dedicated to providing the animal and pet food industry with quality food safety services.  

With more than 78,000 employees globally and over 190 years of experience Bureau Veritas is able to provide a wide range of certification, auditing and assessment services, and digital solutions that enable companies to achieve compliance, mitigate risk, improve sustainability performance, and optimize efficiency along the entire supply chain.  Bureau Veritas offers an extensive portfolio of food safety certification services, including SQF, BRC, FSSC 22000, FAMI-QS, and more. 

About Bureau Veritas

Bureau Veritas is a world-leading provider in testing, inspection, and certification. Created in 1828, the Group has more than 78,000 employees located in more than 1,500 offices and laboratories around the globe. Bureau Veritas helps its clients to improve their performance by offering services and innovative solutions in order to ensure that their assets, products, infrastructure, and processes meet standards and regulations in terms of quality, health and safety, environmental protection and social responsibility.

Bureau Veritas is listed on Euronext Paris and belongs to the Next 20 index.

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