Mekeni gets world-class food safety certification

Meat processing company Mekeni Food Corp. received a world-class certification for food safety management as the company plans expansion at home and abroad. The firm’s hotdog processing plant in Porac, Pampanga became the first in the country to be awarded food safety system certification or FSSC 22000. The certification, recognized by benchmarking organization Global Food [...]





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