HERCULES, Calif., June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Multiple Organics, a leading international wholesale provider of over 100 varieties of high-quality, certified organic ingredients, continues to help lead the movement for safer food through with its unique, multi-level, and comprehensive food safety technology called Multiple Organics Safety and Testing (MOST™) program.
MOST™ ensures precautions are taken at every step of the food supply chain including personally visiting suppliers with a food safety expert to complete rigorous safety audits. Prior to being released, each lot is also tested for harmful pathogens at a third-party microbiology lab and comes with a certificate of analysis from the lab to prove authenticity.
"Many retailers are looking to build their reputations around organic and natural products and are taking more responsibility for ensuring product safety and quality, and validating information about product attributes and claims," says Multiple Organics Founder and CEO Dave Lanstein. "Multiple Organics is devoted to sourcing the highest quality products for our customers and working with globally-respected leaders in food safety for more than 10 years. Through MOST™, we teach, monitor, and promote food safety worldwide from the farms through our network of clients."
As one of the industry's most comprehensive food safety programs, MOST™ implements six key steps: (1) Extensive supplier pre-qualification screenings; (2) Personal supplier visits; (3) Rigorous third-party food safety audits; (4) Product safety testing at independent food laboratories; (5) Ongoing compliance/ continuous improvement, and; (6) Grower education and giving back.With an emphasis on a strong and global supply chain management and food safety through its MOST™ program, Multiple Organics has been recognized by the industry for its advances in sustainability and food quality. "By developing and investing in MOST™, we maintain the basic tenet that food safety is a right of each consumer and a responsibility of each provider," says Lanstein. "Multiple Organics takes extra steps to ensure that the foods we supply to our customers, retail partners, and ultimately the general public, are the safest, highest quality, organic products available."