June 2011Prepared Foods – Flavorchem Corporation has received the Safe Quality Food (SQF) 2000 Level 2 certification. SQF is a comprehensive, global, food-safety and quality-management certification system, designed for not only food safety, but product quality—a feature unique to this type of certification program. The certification process involves a rigorous, two-part audit conducted by highly trained auditors who evaluate a company’s food-safety program, pest control, operational methods, maintenance, cleaning and personnel practices. “Our SQF certification demonstrates Flavorchem’s commitment to food safety,” said Dave Russo, compliance manager at Flavorchem. “It confirms our dedication to outstanding food quality and safety and further highlights the extensive food-security measures we have implemented.” Flavorchem Corporation, 630-932-8100, www.flavorchem.com  pf