Benefits to Processors
- Distinction as a Red Seal Certified member (the Red Seal program is only available to DFA member companies)
- Demonstrates to your customer food safety excellence as verified by a third party
- Demonstrates product uniformity as compared to industry standards for product lot averaging according to USDA grading standards.
- Directly addresses all food safety and product quality contract requirements as requested by the buyer in the form of a single third-party Certificate of Analysis (COA) for each lot shipment.
- Agreed-upon contracts between the buyer and packer for Red Seal certified products are not eligible for arbitration according to the DFA Terms & Conditions.
Ready to Get Started?
Learn about the first steps here. If you have any questions, get in touch and we’ll guide you through the process.