Food Quality Alliance Service Providers


Orthodox Union (OU) Kosher OU Kosher, a division of the Orthodox Union, is the world’s largest kosher certification agency, having certified over 600,000 products in more than 8,000 plants in over 80 countries. Nine out of 10 of the world’s largest food manufacturers have products kosher-certified by OU Kosher.

CERT ID CERT ID is a leading food safety certification body and perennial recipient of the BRC’s highest 5-Star rating. CERT ID enjoys one of the highest customer renewal rates in the industry (95%). In addition to offering a full array of GFSI certifications, CERT ID offers sustainability and non-GMO commodity certification programs, applicable to and highly respected in international markets.

FoodChain ID FoodChain ID is the recognized leader in non-GMO verification based on its unparalleled wealth of knowledge and experience providing cost-effective guidance through the complex landscape of non-GMO requirements. FoodChain ID, an approved technical administrator to the Non-GMO Project since its inception, has reviewed and evaluated over 95% of all Non-GMO Project Verified products on the market.

Genetic ID Genetic ID provides food safety and verification testing services to the food and feed industry. A pioneer in PCR-based analysis of DNA, Genetic ID was the first lab in North America to commercialize the use of PCR testing for GMO detection and quantification. Genetic ID has ISO 17025 accredited labs or licensees in 8 countries and is an approved testing laboratory for multiple export markets and certification programs. Genetic ID's world-class services help clients navigate complex, ever-changing, global regulatory and market demands.

The Acheson Group (TAG) TAG is a strategic consulting firm serving food and beverage companies and providers of technical support to the food industry. Focused on strategic risk management, TAG provides the latest food safety consulting insights globally, including operational, reputational and regulatory risk management services with the goal of achieving brand protection.

CCOF (California Certified Organic Farmers) founded in 1973, is one of the nation’s oldest and largest third-party organic certifying agencies in North America. CCOF certifies more than 2,800 organic operations in 43 states and three countries.