Animal nutrition firm Ralco Nutrition has adopted food safety standards under a voluntary program which has certified its facilities. The company has earned Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points, Safe Food/Safe Feed and Restricted Use Protein Products certification for its plants in Marshall, Minn.

These quality standards establish measures that go beyond existing regulations to maximize food and feed safety. Doug Wing, vice president of operations at Ralco, said this certification is essential to the company’s quality assurance program.