You could go legal & fancy ..
For an in consideration for the purchase of merchandise by CUSTOMER NAME, (“Buyer”) from the undersigned (COMPANY X).
The undersigned represents and warrants to Buyer that no food or food products comprising or contained in any shipment or other delivery of products sold by the undersigned has been, is, or will be at the date of shipment and delivery: (a) adulterated, unsafe, or misbranded, within the meaning of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, as amended (the “Act”), (b) an article which, under the provisions of paragraph 404, 505, and 512 of the Act, may not be introduced to interstate commerce, © in violation of any other applicable law, rule, or regulation. The undersigned also represents and warrants to Buyer that the goods to be supplied under this agreement are merchantable, of the highest quality, and free from defects, whether patent or latent, and that the undersigned has good title to such goods, free and clear of all liens and encumbrances.
Or you could go breezy & casual -
Company X hereby guarantees that all of our products manufactured and shipped, are not adulterated or misbranded within the meaning of the Federal Food Drug & Cosmetic Act, Title 21.
Company X guarantees that all products are produced under sanitary conditions in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices. These products are also guaranteed to meet all internal Quality standards and specifications.
This continuing letter of guarantee shall be applicable to all goods manufactured and packaged at Company X and shall continue to be in effect until written notice of revocation.
There's really no regulation, mostly this is a CYA (Cover your a**) move for liability purposes. For example, Kraft Foods used the LOG from PCA during their trial as evidence to show that PCA was commiting fraud by selling them food that wasn't in accordance with the LOG.
Edited by magenta_majors, 13 January 2015 - 04:17 PM.