FARGO, N.D. – For the third year in a row, the Great Plains Food Bank has passed its annual food safety inspection from AIB International with another exceptional rating. The Great Plains Food Bank received a score of 920 out of a possible 1,000 points.
“Food safety is always a top concern for us and knowing that we have a stamp of approval from AIB International really is a credit to the great work of our staff and volunteers,” Great Plains Food Bank CEO Steve Sellent said. “Our operations crew works tirelessly to be certain the product going to the mouths of hungry people is extremely safe to consume.”
Since 1919, AIB International has been a leader in the world of food safety with a mission to empower the global food industry to elevate their food safety and grain based production capabilities.
About the Great Plains Food Bank
The Great Plains Food Bank serves as North Dakota’s only food bank. Its partner network includes 215 food pantries, shelters, soup kitchens, and other charitable feeding programs operating in 99 communities across N.D. and Clay County, Minn. Since 1983, the Great Plains Food Bank and its partners have distributed food for more than 133 million meals to children, seniors, and families in need. The Great Plains Food Bank is a member of Feeding America, the nation’s food bank network.