For Immediate Release: June 30, 2017
Contact: Anthony Hall

LINDAMAR POSITIONS ITSELF FOR INCREASED BUSINESS, AS RETAILERS PUSH FOR MADE IN USA PRODUCTS

Lindamar Industries (“Lindamar”), an innovative custom plastic bag and custom plastic packaging manufacturer located in Paso Robles, California, this week announced that as of March 2017, they are officially FSSC 22000 certified, enabling them to package meats, fish, diary and other food items moving forward.

In order to receive the accreditation, Lindamar had to meet the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) as required by major food packers and retailers. With the new announcement, consumers can rest assured that with Lindamar, they are being met with safely packaged foods.

“The addition of the GSFI scheme to our already strict quality process proves that Lindamar takes food packaging seriously, and is ready to ‘play in the big league,’” said Anthony Hall, President and CEO of Premier Packaging Group. “Consumers deserve peace of mind when purchasing food products today, and we’re proud to carry this accreditation, which is assurance that we mean business when it comes to food packaging.”


72% of food safety professionals attribute enhanced food safety practices at their facility to GFSI.
— Recent Survey

GFSI certification provides credibility to all recipient organizations that is backed by the food industries biggest players today. With the GFSI announcement for Lindamar, the company can assure consumers of providing continuous improvement in food safety management systems, while ensuring confidence in the delivery of safe food to consumers not only in the United States, but also throughout the world.

“I have worked in quality assurance for most of my professional career, and the acceptance of the certification after so much hard work and effort by my team makes me feel that we can take on the world with our finely tuned safety and quality process,” said Jana Hernandez, Compliance & QC Manager. “We want to thank the GFSI for this announcement, and look forward to many more years improving our capabilities.”

A recently released survey confirmed that 72% of food safety professionals attribute enhanced food safety practices at their facility to GFSI.

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