Rimouski (Quebec), February 24, 2020 – InnoVactiv inc., a Canadian supplier of sciencebased dietary ingredients servicing clients in over 15 countries, announced today that the company has achieved SQF (Safe Quality Food) level 2 certification. This certification includes a FSMA Food Addendum covering the requirements of the U.S. Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which is mandatory for all dietary ingredient suppliers in the U.S.
The SQF Code is a globally trusted and independent food safety program and management system designed to meet the needs of buyers and suppliers worldwide. Widely considered one of the most rigorous and comprehensive food safety standards in the world, SQF certification requires to develop and implement a stringent food safety system that applies to every step of the supply chain, ensuring that products are manufactured and distributed in accordance with the strictest standards in the industry.
“One of our top priorities at innoVactiv is ensuring that the ingredients we supply are safe and meet the highest industry requirements” stated Raphaël Anguenot, Vice-President Supply Chain. “This achievement, obtained through an internationally recognized certification system and on-site audits, confirms our pivotal role in the risk-management of all stages from ingredients manufacturing to their distribution to retail environments.”
InnoVactiv obtained a perfect score with the FSMA Food addendum of the SQF certification. “As a leading supplier of dietary ingredients, we are proud to offer complete peace of mind to our esteemed clients and partners in the U.S. This certification highlights our team’s expertise and dedication to deliver only the safest and most effective ingredients” concluded Patrice Dionne, CEO of InnoVactiv.