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Quality Control Procedures at

Z Natural Foods®

Here’s how we inspect our suppliers to bring you the highest quality, freshest product in the marketplace

Z Natural Foods takes great care in bringing you a high-quality product. Our quality control and purity standards are met by following a very strict chain of supply which begins with the growers and ends with our product at your front door.

Multiple levels of quality 

We adhere to the FDA Current Good Manufacturing Practice (CGMP) regulations

All products we sell are handled in our FDA registered facility

Our facility is Kosher Certified by EarthKosher

Our facility is registered and inspected for food safety by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS)

About our International suppliers

  • Under the new FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), all ZNF suppliers must be verified to meet U.S safety standards.
  • Our global suppliers must adhere to the FDA Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP) 
  • Our suppliers and their manufacturing facilities are certified in accordance with the global food safety standards and third party audited to ensure compliance with these stringent standards.
  • In addition, our suppliers are evaluated through an extensive qualification assessment which includes questionnaires, record verifications, certifications and 3rd party audit reports.
  • Suppliers must provide product specifications along with verifiable lab testing and food safety plans to ensure ingredients were manufactured safely.

About product testing

All suppliers must provide a product sample which is tested using different methods to ensure that the product purchased is guaranteed fresh, high quality, and safe.

We employ expert organoleptic testing to ensure the product you purchase is fresh and of high quality

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Other product testing performed cover a broad spectrum of food safety issues, which include microbial analysis.

Additional random batch testing may include heavy metal analysis.

How do you control the safety of International foods?

Supply chain

 

The food safety control supply chain was created using various government agencies, including the USDA, FDA and U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

 

Multi-step process

 

The food safety control supply chain was created using various government agencies, including the USDA, FDA and U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

 

Registered

 

Foreign supplier plants are required to be registered with the FDA and are subject to inspections at any time

 

Multiple check

 

Foreign supplier plants are required to be registered with the FDA and are subject to inspections at any time

 

About Heavy Metals

About heavy metals

  • Global food supplies are dependent upon a variety of changing environmental conditions
  • This is a fact that both the USDA and the FDA are aware of and have addressed
  • Both agencies have stated that the current food safety practices put in place for both the United States and foreign food suppliers allows for the sale of a clean and safe food supply
  • Upper safety limits have been established by global authorities for various environmental contaminants to ensure the quality of our food
  • All of our products are within these safe limits

Information
and Warehouse
Security

For more information about the protections we take to bring you safe and delicious foods, please visit Important Protections We Take To Bring You Safe & Nutritious Superfoods

For more information about Z Natural Foods, please visit About Us.

For more information about Bulk and Custom Blends, please visit Bulk Nutrition Services.

 

All Z Natural Foods operations and information systems are maintained in a world-class facility containing careful physical security

 

 

We employ standard operating procedures (SOP’s) for container seals, storage, documentation, shipping and receiving

 

 

The warehouse is temperature controlled and contains special refrigeration for the more temperature sensitive products

 

 

The USDA Food Defense Plan to make sure our products are not intentionally contaminated in our facility, part of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)

 

 

We maintain a secure online “perimeter” including a solid plan to instantly identify and remove any “backdoor” threats

 

 

Z Natural Foods makes our customers’ security and privacy a very high priority

 

 

We use multiple DNS and firewall services to maintain a safe and secure digital environment

 

 

We scan our digital operations daily through strict protocols

 

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