Quality-And-Food-Safety

Quality and Food Safety

Consumers trust products that are produced to a higher standard. The goal of Quality Chekd is for its member dairies to supply products to retailers and consumers that are safe and of the highest quality. Members of Quality Chekd have made a commitment to uphold this goal. The member-owned trademark is an endorsement of food safety and food quality to its customers and consumers.  Quality Chekd must procure, convert and market safe, quality products that provide “value” to the customers.  The Quality Chekd program consists of:

  • best-in-class quality assurance practices and programs
  • finished product testing and compliance
  • food safety education and certification
  • regulatory expertise and guidance; continuous improvement
  • industry benchmarking and best practices
  • ·on-site consultations and plant assessments and
  • product recall and crisis communication.

Lab Sampling Program

Mérieux NutriSciences (formerly Silliker, Inc.), The International Leader in Food Safety and Quality, tests member dairy products monthly to make sure they meet Quality Chekd’s high standards. The laboratory, conducts bacterial, chemical, and organoleptic product testing in addition to certification of single service packaging.

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Resources

Quality Chekd Dairies provides technical assistance and consultation to its members by utilizing both internal and external resources with long time experience in specific areas as it relates to production, quality, sanitation, regulatory and other aspects of the dairy manufacturing.

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Requirements & Expectations

The goal of Quality Chekd is for its members to supply products to their retailers and consumers that are safe and of the highest quality. Procedures and practices are in place to achieve safe and high quality practices.

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