Here at Charlie’s, we have an unwavering commitment to food safety.

Here’s what we are doing to safeguard our products and our customers:

  • All products sourced from our “Approved Supplier Program” which includes the following:
    • A signed Charlie’s Produce “Supplier Safe Food Continuing and Indemnification Agreement” or their “Letter of Guarantee”
    • Independent 3rd Party Audit and Corrective Actions
    • Organic Certificate (if applicable)
    • Non-GMO Statement
    • Gluten Free Statement (if applicable)
    • Product Specification Sheet
    • Packaging “Letter of Compliance”
  • All deliveries are by appointment only
  • Transportation of products is in sealed trailers or containers and held in our holding yard until their appointment for 24-hour security.
  • FoodTrack Alert System (24/7 – 365)
  • FDA and USDA Alerts on Recalls (24/7 – 365)
  • Managed HACCP System (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points)
  • Cold chain integrity throughout our facility and distribution system
  • Food Safety/Food Defense training for all employees
  • Comprehensive recall and crisis action plans
  • Recall, crisis management and HACCP teams
  • Recall alert communication system
  • Quality assurance field/warehouse teams
  • Third party food safety/food defense/security audits and certifications
    • SQF Code Edition 7.1 Level 2 Certified (SQF is GFSI Benchmarked) Global Food Safety Initiative
    • NSF International Food Safety, Quality and Food Defense Audit
    • Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA)
    • Organic Certification (WSDA)