Sungarden Seed is dedicated to providing the safest seed possible. We apply and adhere to the highest possible food safety protocols and consistently receive a “Superior” rating from our rigorous, third-party inspection process. The Tennessee Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Army and the FDA also regularly inspect our facility. At Sungarden Seed we have been trained in Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) for food handlers and implemented Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) standards throughout our operation and are implementing the new FSMA guidelines.
All Sungarden Seed have been have been methodically sampled and tested with probability of pathogen detection in the 99.999+ range. After tests are seed can be treated with a organic pathogen reductions process to achieve up to an additional 6-log (99.9999%) reduction of pathogens.