Metropolitan Meat, Seafood and Poultry
Food Safety
Metropolitan Meat, Seafood & Poultry Companies Food Safety program meets or exceeds all USDA and FDA requirements. Metropolitan’s food safety program is among the most thorough and rigorous in the industry. The program is multifaceted and consists of:
  • Full time USDA inspection
  • USDA approved and monitored Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point program (HACCP),
  • FDA HACCP program
  • SQF Level 3
  • Company Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s)
  • Company Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP’S)

Each facet of the program is administered by HACCP certified managers with extensive on the job training. In addition, each HACCP program goes through regular verification procedures and an annual validation.

Metropolitan only buys from suppliers that can provide high quality and safe food products. All Poultry and Meat suppliers are subject to our USDA HACCP program and are HACCP compliant. All Seafood suppliers are subject to our FDA HACCP program and meet all Federal and State regulations for the products that they supply.

Metropolitan is SQF Level 3 certified. The SQF program is recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and links primary production certification to food manufacturing and distribution. It is the only certification program to integrate a quality component as well as food safety.

Metropolitan’s superior buying standards, state of the art processing facility and top-notch employees insure superb quality and flavor with each shipment. We are confident that our customers will receive the very safest, freshest and the most flavorful food products due to the unique combination of Metropolitan Meat, Seafood & Poultry Co. standards and the HACCP & SQF guidelines. We stand behind this statement with a 100% guarantee for all of our products.