Mission and Vision
Each of us at Vleis 1 (Pty) Ltd has moral obligation to safeguard each other, our customers and the environment by aspiring to operate a safe, injury free and healthy workplace, is always safe for human consumption and to minimize, our impact on the environment. Our primary concern is to supply carcasses to the very highest standards using quality livestock as the very minimum we will comply with all relevant legislation and approved codes of practice.
To ensure best practice we have developed a common minimum operating standard and set of behaviours which will be practice at Vleis l (Pty) Ltd. These are based on regulatory requirements and industry best practice and are being introduced in all our operations. We will regularly measure compliance against these standards and implement performance objectives to assure our clients and customers that we are providing Beef, Sheep and Pigs carcasses which is safe to eat while meeting their quality expectations. Specifically, we will require that:
All employees are provided with the information, training and tools necessary to do their job in a hygienic and compliant manner.
Employees comply with all company food safety policies and procedures.
Management assume the role of supervision of our employees for compliance with these Standards. We will also expect similarly high standards from our suppliers and contractors.
It is my responsibility as General Manager to ensure that the appropriate resources are committed toward implementing this policy across all our operations and communicating our policies and standards to all our employees. Our food safety performance will be considered at every management meeting. Management will review this policy annually to ensure that it continues to reflect the aims and aspirations of the company and keeps up to date with legislative requirements. We will be compliant to the following regulations: The Meat Safety Act 2000(Act no 40 of 2000), SANS 10049, CFSI R918, HACCP and Veterinary Residues.