Food Safety


The Eleven Rivers Certification Scheme seeks to minimize physical, chemical, or microbiological contaminants in fresh production. These contaminants can get to the products during the production, packaging, storage, and transportation stages which can affect the health of consumers.

Eleven Rivers evaluates the next elements:

 

Social Responsibility


“In these days, Social responsibility has taken great importance; in a globalized world, characterized by the fact that consumers are increasingly demanding and acquiring food in a responsible way taking care of their health without leaving aside the way in which they were produced.

Future-oriented entrepreneurs must evolve to stay in the market: they require special care in compliance with labor standards, health care and the lives of their workers.

Therefore, Eleven Rivers has incorporated Social Responsibility System to the Certification Scheme, considering the main risks of the agricultural sector and based on compliance with the legislation in force in the country and international trades.

The elements of this system are:


1.- Company Policy

Company policy should include the interest and commitment of the company to care and improve welfare and life quality of workers and the communities where their operations develop.


2.- Coordination with public and private institutions

Coordination policy with the municipal, state and federal government. Also, working with civil society organizations.


3.- General working conditions

Be compliant with the labor rights included in the current legislation, both for permanent and temporary workers. The company can provide workers with greater rights or benefits, but these should not be lower than those provided in the labor law or Collective Labor Agreement.


4.- Safety and health at work

Safety and health practices at work with a preventive approach.

 

Environmental Protection


Eleven Rivers seeks to reduce the environmental impact generated by the production and operation of growing companies.

Eleven Rivers evaluates that the companies implement the best sustainable practices, where they take the environment as an essential element for the development of their activities, this approach will assure the development of future generations.

The elements that are evaluated are: