28 August 2020
Makro reveals 8 measures to reassure meat safety focusing on traceability from farms to consumers with strict control standards routed into DNA testing
Siam Makro PLC reaffirms its confidence of safe meat with 8 measures of strict control standards routed into DNA testing and throughout the production, transportation and distribution process from farms to consumers. Along with these, is the introduction of Makro i-Trace traceability system and gain customers’ trust with the 'Livestock OK' mark displayed in every store.
Especially during the Sart-Jeen festival Makro has a very strict control standard to ensure that meat is safe for consumers with these 8 important measures:
- Meat products must pass the cultured farm certification standards from the Department of Livestock Development.
- The production facility must pass a food hygiene assessment from the Ministry of Public Health.
- Products must pass microbial and chemical safety checks by ISO17025 lab which has in depth DNA testing to look out for contaminated products.
- Traceability system to the source by using Makro i-Trace system.
- The product must pass the inspection standard that comply with international principles (MIL-STD-105E).
- Storage and transportation processes meet international standards.
- Meat products sold at Makro will go through an online “e-Privilege Permit” carcass movement control process set by the Department of Livestock Development to control the transportation of animal carcasses resulting in the safest and efficiency way.
- Every Makro store that received the “Livestock OK” mark means that it is a place of distribution that has passed good hygiene control standards and meat safety products in accordance with Department of Livestock Development’s standards.