Redbarn Pet Products, a leading manufacturer of premium pet food, treats, and chews, has been awarded SQF Food Safety Code for Manufacturing certification by the Safe Quality Food (SQF) Initiative at their facilities in both Kansas and Paraguay. By passing the rigorous SQF Program they continue to prove their commitment to manufacturing only the most safe, nutritious, and highest quality pet products, just as they have over the last 25 years.
“With this certification, Redbarn joins an elite group of that are able to achieve and uphold the standards of SQF,” Redbarn President Jeff Sutherland said. “To accomplish SQF certification took the time and dedication of our Redbarn employees. They know how important it is at Redbarn to always work to exceed the expectations. As we embrace the SQF process, it means consistently improving in everything we do.”
The SQF Initiative has been addressing food safety and quality requirements since 1994. The Program is recognized internationally by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) to certify high standards of food safety and quality for food
Redbarn has a long history of diligent quality assurance practices. Even before SQF certification, their Quality Assurance team was exceeding industry standards by doing more than 3,500 tests a month on their products. Physical, chemical, and microbiological tests are performed daily while every batch of Redbarn is inspected and tested for safety and quality. and production companies across all sectors. SQF Certification is not a requirement in the pet product industry. This certification means a company is highly dedicated to the safety and quality of their products.
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