Van Eeghen International (North America) Inc. Gains FSSC 22000 Certification

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Van Eeghen International (North America), Inc. (VEINA) is pleased to announce that the company has successfully achieved the requirements set forth within the Food Safety System Certification (FSSC 22000:2010), making VEINA one of the first companies in its industry in North America to attain this accomplishment. The audits were performed by SGS, the world's leading auditing and certification body

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"As an International Company, we have to think globally and this is why the Van Eeghen Team does not just focus on one safety program but goes beyond the call of duty and challenges itself to reach the highest standards of Food Safety in the Industry.

St-Laurent, QC Van Eeghen International (North America) , Inc. (VEINA) is pleased to announce that the company has successfully achieved the requirements set forth within the Food Safety System Certification (FSSC 22000:2010), making VEINA one of the first companies in its industry in North America to attain this accomplishment. The audits were performed by SGS, the world’s leading auditing and certification body.

"As an International Company, we have to think globally and this is why the Van Eeghen Team does not just focus on one safety program but goes beyond the call of duty and challenges itself to reach the highest standards of Food Safety in the Industry. Our company prides itself for Core Expertise, Quality Products, Just-In-Time service and most importantly Total Customer Satisfaction which sets us apart in the industry," says Arthur Sousa, President & CEO.

The Food Safety System Certification standard, formally known as FSSC 22000: 2010 (ISO 22000: 2005 and PAS 220: 2008), is the latest and most complete safety certification scheme for food manufacturers. It was developed by the nonprofit Foundation for Food Safety Certification, based in the Netherlands, and is based on the integration of the ISO 22000:2005 (ISO 9001 and HACCP) Food Safety Management Systems standard, used worldwide, and Publicly Available Specification (PAS) 220, issued by the British Standard Institution. It has been recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), which was established in 2000 by The Consumer Goods Forum to pursue continuous improvement in food safety management systems, cost efficiency in the supply chain and above all, safe food for consumers worldwide.

For more information about FSSC 22000, please go to http://www.fssc22000.com.

Van Eeghen International (North America), Inc., forms part of the Van Eeghen Group of companies which first was established in 1662 and a leading supplier of value-added food ingredients (Dehydrated Vegetables, Herbs, Spices, Custom & Private Blends and functional ingredients) towards the industrial, manufacturing, processing, Distribution and Repackaging food sector.

For more detail information about our company please visit Our Web site at: http://www.vaneeghen.net.

CONTACT:
Arthur Sousa, President & CEO
(514) 332-6455 ext. 220 or arthur(dot)sousa(at)vaneeghen(dot)net

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