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About Validus Verification



Validus is an independent certification company that prepares food companies and producers for changing market demands.


We document and verify socially responsible animal welfare, environmental, on-farm security and worker care production practices through on-site assessments. We also conduct feed mill audits, sustainability verifications and are accredited to perform Safe Quality Food audits.​

Validus is an ISO 9001: 2015 and 17065 certified company.

To ensure we are impartial and an objective third-party, Validus is audited by ISO, USDA and PAACO.

About - Validus Verification
About - Validus Verification
About - Validus Verification

Validus is a wholly owned division of Where Food Comes From, Inc. “Our mission at Validus has been to provide on‐farm assessments and audits ensuring that production practices meet or exceed brand expectations in the marketplace – which dovetails nicely with the service base and philosophy of Where Food Comes From,” said Earl Dotson, former CEO of Validus. “By combining our resources, we believe we can deliver an enhanced set of services that add greater value to our customers and further our goal of bringing true transparency to the food industry that consumers are demanding.” You can find more information on Where Food Comes From here.

Each of the WFCF divisions are made up of teams of people who are the industry’s experts in their given field.  WFCF divisions specialize in different areas so that they can provide customers with services that meet their needs through a team that intimately understands their unique business.

WFCF has the unparalleled ability to provide customers with a full suite of verifications and certifications so that farms, ranchers and brands can best communicate all of their products’ attributes and claims.

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