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September 15, 2019 – Waseen, Inc. certified in accordance with FSSC 22000 for production of probiotics for human food and animal feed

Designation affirms integrity of food safety management system used in production of probiotic products

Waseen, Inc. has received FSSC 22000 certification for production of ingredients to use for human food and animal feed (e.g. probiotics, enzymes, vitamins or minerals) and silage inoculants for animal feed. at its Milwaukee, WI (USA) manufacturing facility.  The FSSC 22000 certification was awarded to Waseen on May 15, 2019 following an audit completed by SGS, a global leader in the inspection, verification, testing and certification of food and ingredient manufacturers. 

The voluntary certification is recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and is based on ISO standards. FSSC 22000 is a complete certification scheme based on ISO 22000:2005, the global food safety management system standard, combined with one the sector specific technical specifications for PRPs (ISO/TS22002-1:2009) and additional Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) requirements (Version 4.1). FSSC 22000 has been given full recognition by the GFSI.

FSSC 22000 certification affirms that Waseen manufactures products that meet the requirements of global retailers and major branded food companies under a single, internationally recognized food safety management system. The certification further signifies that Waseen’s production facilities have implemented a robust food safety management system.

Waseen pursued the voluntary certification as a critical component of its food safety culture and to emphasize its dedication to ensuring the quality and safety of products it produces for consumers around the globe. Waseen specializes in the formulation and packaging of private label probiotic products for animal and human consumption, including but not limited to Human Probiotic Blends, Pet probiotics, Direct Fed Microbials for agriculture, Silage Inoculants, and environmental products.

Marianne Bellot, President and CEO at Waseen, said the FSSC 22000 designation serves as a global benchmark of manufacturing integrity and provides food distributors, retailers and consumers with assurance that the safety management program Waseen employs in the manufacture of products meets high quality standards. “As our business opportunities expand at Waseen, we continue to develop a food and feed safety culture,” Bellot said. She noted that successful implementation of programs such as FSSC 22000 reflect Waseen’s commitment to ensuring the safety and integrity of its production processes.

In November of 2017, the company completed a relocation of office, laboratory, and manufacturing facility to a newly renovated building in Milwaukee’s Havenwoods Business District, enabling a 200 percent increase in production capacity. This also allowed for the addition of laboratory space and increased office and conference space.

 

November 27, 2017 – BizTimes article highlighting Waseen’s relocation to a new facility.  See article link below

Growing probiotics firm moves to larger plant on Milwaukee’s northwest side

September 25, 2017Waseen Inc. relocates to 5711 W. Douglas Avenue, Milwaukee WI 53218.  Waseen, Inc. has relocated to a state of the art food production facility in Milwaukee.  The new facility includes expanded manufacturing space, warehousing, offices, conference space, and laboratory space. Contact us at 414.429.7961 or info@waseeninc.com for more information

March 31, 2017Waseen, Inc. receives Food Processing Plant License.  Waseen, Inc. received their Food Processing License from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection.  This enables Waseen to make private label microbial products for human use. Contact us at 414.429.7961 or info@waseeninc.com for more information.

November 11, 2013Capsule Manufacturing Capability Added at Waseen, Inc. – Waseen, Inc. will be making custom formulated capsules to meet our customer’s needs. Capsules fr dairy and beef cattle containing your custom formulation of microbials, yeast, vitamins, minerals, etc. Contact us for more details at 414.429.7961 or info@waseeninc.com for more information.

January 3, 2013 – Stevenson Bellot named by Catholic Herald of Milwaukee one of the Most Inspiring People of 2012!  Read the article to learn more…CHN Online Most Inspiring People of 2012