Approval 3-A Sanitary
The non-profit organization 3-A Sanitary Standards Inc issues the requirements for the approval of the same name. While the standards of the 3-A Sanitary approval are generally aimed at the pharmaceutical and food industries, in practice there is a strong focus on the processing of dairy products.
With the approval, producers prove that the production facilities used comply with maximum limits for the undesirable influence on the products
#1 Definition Approval 3-A Sanitary
With the 3-A Sanitary approval, manufacturers prove that their systems and devices for food and pharmaceutical applications comply with minimum hygiene and physiological safety requirements.
#2 Significance of the 3-A Sanitary approval
The requirements of the approval extend to the production equipment used. Because dairy products are particularly fatty, one focus of the 3-A Sanitary approval is on testing the extraction properties of system components.
In direct contact with the fats, the products must not exceed the maximum limits for the extraction of certain substances.