Certification & Audit Services

As Certified Group companies, Certified Laboratories and Food Safety Net Services (FSNS) both serve the food and beverage industry. We encourage our clients to work with FSNS Certification & Audit when you need a third-party food safety audit, livestock audit, or other audit or certification service.

Expert Food Safety Audits with Responsive Service

FSNS Certification & Audit (FSNS C&A) combines unparalleled expertise in food processing safety and animal welfare with a range of internationally recognized certifications and customized food safety audits tailored to your needs.  

Our team, experts in food safety and processing with ISO 17065 and 17021 accreditations, brings an average of 14 years of food manufacturing experience. We ensure clear communication and provide comprehensive reports, supporting your commitment to food safety. 

Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Benchmarked Certifications

BRC Certification Body of the Year Award Winner 

2020 + 2017 

Third-Party Food Safety & Livestock Audits

FSNS C&A is a leading provider of third-party food safety, livestock, meat & poultry, animal welfare, and other audits that manufacturers and consumers increasingly require of food suppliers.   

Food Safety Audits
  • Food safety/GMP 
  • Warehouse 
  • Package manufacturing 
  • BRCGS Food Safety 
  • SQF 
  • FSSC 22000 
Animal Welfare Audits
  • PAACO Animal Welfare Transportation Addendum 
  • N60 Sampling Verification
  • BEEF (Bovine Energy, Efficiency, & Feed) Audit & Evaluation Tool  
  • Animal Health & Welfare 
  • Transportation 
  • Workforce 
  • Environmental Sustainability 
  • Social-Economic Sustainability 
  • Carbon
California Prop 12

FSNS C&A is accredited by the California Department of Food & Agriculture (CDFA) to perform Prop 12 audits.  

  • Distributors 
  • Egg-laying hens 
  • Breeding pigs 
  • Veal 
Egg & Dairy
  • United Egg Producers Animal Care Audits 
  • National Milk Federation FARM Program audits 
  • Willful Mistreatment Protocols & Response 
  • Quality & Care
Process Verified Program
  • Age and Source Verification 
  • Non-Hormone Treated Cattle (NHTC) 
  • Never Fed Beta Agonist 
  • High Quality Beef Livestock Feeding Claim (EU HQB) 
  • Non-GMO 
  • Grass-Fed 
  • Verified Natural Beef programs
Meat & Poultry
  • SQFI Safe Feed/Safe Food Certification Program 
  • PAACOCertified Animal Welfare Audits 
  • All-Natural Verification 
  • RactopamineFree Verification
Livestock Show & Rodeo
  • Facility
  • Training
  • Housing
  • Transportation
  • Show/Event
  • Veterinarian
Additional Standard Audits
  • Livestock show and rodeo 
  • Pet Food & Animal Feed Producers 
  • Gluten-Free Certification


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Customized Food Safety Audits

In addition to our standard audits, we provide customer-specific audits for multiple species and operational areas to assess food safety against FDA FSMA and USDA FSIS regulatory requirements, claims verification, sustainability, and humane treatment of animals.  

Retailers in the food industry are increasingly requiring these types of audits before doing business with manufacturers. 

Impartiality Policy 

Food Safety Net Services Certification and Audit (FSNS C&A) ensures the impartiality of certification activities. Team members involved in the certification process have agreed to operate in an ethical manner with no conflict or perceived conflict of interest. Employees are under contractual agreement to disclose potential conflict allowing mitigation of potential conflicts. 

FSNS C&A is committed to providing certification and auditing services with consistency, impartiality, and integrity. Activities conducted by or on behalf of FSNS C&A are carried out by trained and highly qualified personnel who strive to assure each activity and end product meets FSNS C&A high standards, ISO 17065 and 17021 guidelines, and the requirements defined by the Scheme or Program Owner. 

The certification management team is committed to evaluating certification activities to ensure expectations and requirements communicated by the scheme owner are met and applied to clients fairly. 

Schedule Your Food Safety Audit

Visit FSNS Certification & Audit on FSNS.com for more information or to schedule your next food safety or other audit.  

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