Packaging facility meets rigorous food safety criteria for food contact.
Georgia-Pacific(www.gp.com/packaging), a leading
manufacturer and marketer of corrugated materials, announces that its
corrugated facility in Chicago, IL. has fulfilled the requirements of the
International Consolidated Standards for Food Contact Packaging from the
American Institute of Baking (AIB). The facility received recognition of
accomplishment after its February 2012 inspection, joining the ranks of more
than fifteen other Georgia-Pacific Packaging facilities throughout North
America that have met these rigorous food safety criteria.
customer focus are part of our DNA and everything we do,” says Robert Frazier,
quality manager at Georgia-Pacific Packaging. “We understand the important role
our packaging plays in the safety and quality of our customers’ products. We
have worked hard to achieve this goal as part of our commitment to continuous
Contact Packaging recognition of accomplishment signifies that Georgia-Pacific
Packaging’s Chicago facility meets industry best practices and strict
regulatory requirements. The facility has been deemed to be safe for the
manufacture of packaging that may come into contact with food.
As part of
its strict standards in Food Contact Packaging, AIB evaluates operational
methods, employee practices, maintenance, cleaning and sanitizing, and pest
control. This comprehensive approach is designed to provide enhanced criteria
to compliment government regulatory standards.