Carnivore Meat Company, manufacturer of Vital Essentials, has earned Food Safety System Certification 22000. Vital Essentials is the first in the raw pet food category in the U.S. to receive the certification.
This certification from the Global Food Safety Initiative confirms Vital Essentials’ commitment to its food safety program for its manufacturing process.
“Accomplishing FSSC 22000 has been one of our top goals at Vital Essentials,” said Lanny Viegut, owner and CEO of Vital Essentials. “Attaining this goal was a year-long process, as it thoroughly audits every manufacturing practice, record keeping system and employee activity in the facility that affects the products of our high quality frozen and freeze-dried pet products.
“I’m very proud of our entire team,” Viegut said. “FSSC 22000 certification is a testament to our company’s and our employees’ commitment to being a leader in innovative, safe and premium quality pet food and treats that our customers’ pets have grown to love.”