Advancing Clean to Improve Food Safety
Food Processing

Advancing Clean to Improve Food Safety

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Introducing VeriTEX QC™ - our HACCP-based, third-party internal audited laundry and delivery system.

We know there are many regulatory hurdles facing the food processing industry. From passing third-party audits to complying with the Food Safety Modernization Act, uniforms and a systematic approach to employee hygiene can mean the difference between a booming business and a shuttered production line. That's why we have the quality control steps in place to minimize cross-contamination and help ensure we're delivering a cleaner uniform.

Aramark provides food processing uniforms, laundry services and cleaning supplies that can help you meet and often exceed industry standards. We respond quickly to changing conditions with innovative solutions that work for your business and are backed by our time-tested wash and delivery process.

We strive to find the perfect balance of doing things incredibly well again and again and staying responsive to the changing needs of our clients and the food production industry. Our continuous innovation combined with our commitment to excellent services set Aramark apart from the rest.

We serve nearly 3,000 food processors across the U.S.

Enhancing Your Food Safety Efforts

At the foundation of every food processing plant is a set of Good Manufacturing Practices put in place to help produce high quality and safe products. A rental program with Aramark can help you meet those best practices as you improve employee hygiene, plant sanitation and supplier verification programs.

Aramark fills a critical role in the food processing industry by providing uniforms, restroom supplies, mops and mats.

A Standardized Approach to Minimize Hazards with Laundry

Our comprehensive VeriTEX QC process includes:

  • A proprietary set of strict Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures
  • HACCP-trained employees
  • Garments washed with an EPA-registered laundry disinfectant that achieves a complete kill of certain organisms1, including Listeria monocytogenes, Escherichia coli 0157:H7 and Salmonella enterica
  • Finished garments covered to avoid cross-contamination during transport
  • On-going process monitoring and data validation
  • Third-party internal audits of our HACCP plan, personal hygiene policy, pest control program and MSDS for chemicals

Achieving Third-Party Certification

We can help you pass the employee uniform and supplier verification sections of Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI)-accepted programs as well as many other third-party audits including:

  • SQF (Safe Quality Food)
  • BRC (British Retail Consortium)
  • IFS (International Featured Standards)

Our uniform options and well-documented HACCP-based laundry and delivery process can help you meet employee apparel audit requirements for:

  • No pockets or buttons on shirts, aprons, smocks or lab coats
  • Uniform color options that help identify employees by function or zone
  • Segregation of clean and dirty uniforms through lockers and soil bins
  • Established pick-up and delivery schedule
  • Wash loads based on type and degree of soil

VeriTEX QC only applies to select items and locations, and are only provided to customers of Aramark Uniform Services who require and request their products be processed as part of our VeriTEX QC process.