The below standards are required and enforced at BCFoods-owned farms and facilities, as well as our suppliers and partners. These standards ensure that BCFoods products are of the highest quality and food safety.
BCFoods Requirements & Testing
BCFoods products are tested and free of harmful elements such as:
- Pathogenic bacteria
- Illegal pesticides
- Harmful chemical contamination
- Illegal dyes
Inspection of Farms and Facilities
BCFoods monitors our supply chain through on-site facility inspections, confirming good agricultural practices (GAP), processing and packing of products for BCFoods and to ensure they meet our stringent foods safety standards, HACCP and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
BCFoods conducts comprehensive testing of each lot. Each lot requires a Certificate of Analysis which includes test results for APC, Yeast & Mold, Total Coliform, E. coli, S. aureus, Salmonella, Listeria and moisture. We also have the ability to test for additional physical chemical and microbiological contaminants.
We have in-house HPLC, Mass Spectrometry, Atomic Absorption spectrophotometer, Fluorescence spectroscopy capabilities, which will allow us to test for:
- Heavy Metals
- Scoville heat units