Joyce Farms Earns Esteemed BRC Food Safety Certification at Winston-Salem Plant
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Joyce Farms, a premier provider of all-natural and heritage breed meat and poultry products, has achieved British Retail Consortium (BRC) Global Food Safety Certification at their plant in Winston-Salem, NC. BRC is a leading global quality and food safety certification program that is recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI).
The BRCGS Global Food Safety Standard provides a framework to manage product safety, integrity, legality and quality, and the operational controls for these criteria in the food and food ingredient manufacturing, processing and packing industry. Certification is only awarded to organizations that have embraced a top-to-bottom food safety culture and approach throughout their company. To achieve certification, Joyce Farms undertook a rigorous third-party audit against certification requirements. The audit examined an extensive list of the company’s programs related to food safety, including, but not limited to, sanitation, pest control, recall and traceability, allergen control, pathogen/salmonella testing, and supplier approval.