Powder & Bulk Solids is part of the Informa Markets Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Packaging Company Passes Food Safety Audit

CDF Corp., a leading manufacturer of drum, pail, intermediate bulk container and bag in box liners and flexible packaging, has passed a food safety audit for one of North America's largest consumer packaged food and beverage companies.

An auditor from Quality Assured Solutions was contracted to perform a food safety audit on CDF’s Flexible Packaging division. The food safety audit evaluates many aspects of compliance with respect to food safety, sanitary working conditions, employee training, and the proper handling of food products and packaging. CDF’s Flexible Packaging division passed the food safety audit with a score of 88.1 out of 100. With this score, CDF has been approved to supply IBC liners to this highly regarded global food processor.

During the 16-hour audit, the Flexible Packaging division showed that many food safety items were already in place, there is an active GMP program in place, and there is a working copy of a HACCP plan. The audit was based on the customer’s supplier expectation manual. The manual is the standard and the supplier is assessed against the standard.

“We have been working on many of the GSFI requirements as we get closer to our ultimate goal of SQF Level 2 Certification in 2016,” said Tom McCarthy, Flexible Packaging general manager. “It was reassuring to have a well-respected third-party auditor verify we are on the right track.”

The auditing company, Quality Assured Solutions, offers world-class consulting to the food, beverage, and confectionary industries on a domestic and international scope.

CDF Corp. is a privately held international company that specializes in the manufacture and sale of high-quality pail, drum, IBC, and bag in box liners and flexible packaging. CDF manufactures products ranging in sizes from 2 oz to 330 gal in its Plymouth, MA ISO-certified facility.

For related articles, news, and equipment reviews, visit our Packaging & Bagging Equipment Zone

Click here for a List of Packaging & Bagging Equipment Manufacturers

TAGS: News News
Hide comments
account-default-image

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish