Boasting a long list of the most elite third-party quality certifications
Commitment to Quality
Our global manufacturing operation boasts a long list of the most elite third-party quality certifications as we strive for excellence and continuous improvement throughout our organization.
NSF is a third party, international Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) certification organization. GMP registration from NSF International verifies that Deerland Probiotics & Enzymes’ facility has the proper methods, equipment, facilities, and controls in place for producing dietary supplement products. The NSF GMPs were developed in accordance with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) 21 CFR part 111 regulation on dietary supplement manufacturing, packaging, and distribution. Utilizing GMP guidelines assists companies in developing and maintaining proper controls in their manufacturing process so that products are processed, manufactured and labeled in a consistent manner, and meet quality standards.
TGA certification represents that Deerland has demonstrated GMP management practices and systems in compliance with the manufacturing standards established by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing. The TGA Certification puts Deerland in an elite group of manufacturers who have passed the rigorous quality standards of the Australian government to manufacture and export “therapeutic goods”, which includes dietary supplement products, to Australia. The TGA Certification is also recognized and accepted by other governments worldwide.
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is globally recognized for its high-quality standards, which cover a wide range of industries and processes that aim to raise the bar for corporate performance and continuous improvement. The ISO 9001:2015 standard for which the Kennesaw, GA location has been certified, is the latest for quality management systems. For a company to achieve this certification, it must show a commitment to excellence in the areas of process organization, quality control, quality assurance, resource management, customer satisfaction, continuous improvement and much more.
The ISO 17025:2005 standard specifies the quality management and technical requirements that laboratories must meet in order to demonstrate technical competency and adherence to strict quality measures for testing, data reporting and process control in the laboratory. The scope of Deerland’s accreditation in its Kennesaw, GA facility includes the quality control lab’s most frequently performed enzyme assay methods and all of its microbiological release methods.
Star-K is recognized globally as the most trusted kosher symbol. The Kosher Certification verifies that Deerland Probiotics & Enzymes’ facility is approved for the manufacture of products that meet strict Kosher requirements.
ISA is the oldest and most respected Halal Certifier in North America. The Halal Certification verifies that Deerland Probiotics & Enzymes’ facility is approved for the manufacture of products that meet strict Halal requirements.
Deerland’s FSSC 22000 certification of the Kennesaw, GA facility is part of the company’s initiatives to be compliant with the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). The certificate is applicable for the scope of design, development, manufacturing, packaging, testing and shipping of dietary supplements and other enzyme and probiotic-based formulations for human and animal consumption.
This state-of-the-art quality certification is the only certifiable code specific for specialty feed ingredients and their mixtures, and is awarded only to those companies that exemplify the highest quality standards during production. The FAMI-QS code is designed for international validity, providing a single reference for ensuring the quality and safety of feed additives.
NASC is a non-profit trade organization dedicated to protecting and enhancing the health of companion animals and horses throughout the United States. Its membership includes manufacturers of finished products as well as raw material suppliers, distributors, veterinarians and retailers. NASC’s Preferred Supplier program ensures that suppliers of raw materials meet comprehensive standards for testing and other specifications to ensure its members can buy from trusted companies.