Target sets a high standard for food safety by requiring their Target brand food suppliers to be certified to a Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) recognized audit standard.
All facilities that produce Target-branded foods are required to have Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) recognized certification, a comprehensive, globally-recognized food safety program, and standards used to evaluate a manufacturing facility’s programs and capabilities.
Target regularly monitors product safety and quality through third-party audits and onsite risk assessments at vendor facilities, production document reviews, and quality testing of products.
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Target suppliers should be prepared for the following:
Target requires independent third-party testing to validate safety and quality before their guests purchase Target-brand products.
According to Target, some products will have additional oversight, such as those bearing specific claims, as well as, those presenting greater food safety risk.