GREEN BAY, WI (Feb. 22nd 2016) – Carnivore Meat Company, manufacturer of premium frozen and freeze-dried pet food and treats has attained EU Certification, authorizing the export of their pet products into Europe. EU Certification creates new opportunities for pet food importers, distributors, and retailers in 28 member countries to access premium, American-made, frozen and freeze-dried pet food and treats.
Carnivore Meat Company underwent a rigorous and comprehensive year-long review and assessment process at their USDA Certified pet food facility in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The audit included verification and validation of their food safety programs, raw material source verification, and an in-depth examination of their manufacturing processes.
“I’m very proud of the dedication and determination of our team. EU Certification has been one of our most coveted goals. We are excited about the opportunity to share our innovative products with caring pet parents throughout all of Europe,” said Lanny Viegut, owner and CEO of Carnivore Meat Company.
Carnivore Meat Company is the first in the raw pet food category in the U.S. to receive the EU Certification. This certification bolsters several of the company’s other achievements. Carnivore Meat Company is one of only three USDA Certified and Federally Inspected pet food facilities in the world. They have earned a superior rating (99.3%) from Bureau Veritas (BV), an international food safety audit firm, and recently obtained Food Safety Certification (FSSC) 22000, which is fully recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative and demonstrates that a company has a robust Food Safety Management System in place that meets the requirements of its customers and consumers.
About Carnivore Meat Company
Carnivore Meat Company, the nation’s leading private label provider of premium freeze-dried pet food and pet treats, is the most tenured RAW pet food producer in the nation, providing RAW pet nutrition since 1968. The family owned company located in Green Bay, WI, manufactures high quality RAW frozen and freeze-dried pet food, snacks and treats. Sourced, made and packaged in the USA. Carnivore Meat Company provides pets the opportunity to lead long, vibrant, healthy lives, just as they deserve.