Lynca Meats Food Safety Company Policy

Lynca Meats is committed to continually enhancing brand reputation through maintenance of consumer confidence through the development and implementation of quality and food safety systems, across all two sites.

The core business at Lynca Meats includes the receiving, slaughtering, deboning, thawing, cutting, tumbling, pickling, smoking, cooking, chilling, freezing, packing (vacuum packing, shrink wrapping, bagging, wrapping and boxing) storage and distribution (out sourced process) of fresh frozen and processed meat products including offal, bacon, ribs, primal’s, pickled and smoked products for supply to food service, wholesale, butchery and retail markets locally and for export.

The core business at Pendale foods includes the receiving, mincing, emulsifying, mixing, filling, smoking, tumbling, pickling, cooking, chilling, freezing, packing(vacuum packing, shrink bag packing, bagging, wrapping & boxing), storage of pork and chicken processed product including hams, sausages, ribs and smoked products for supply to food services, wholesale, butchery and retail markets.

The company’s executive management commits itself to food safety and providing the highest quality and safe products to all consumers. It is in this light that Lynca meats will address the need to ensure competencies related to food safety are implemented. The company will also commit to satisfy regulatory and statutory requirements and applicable food safety requirements as well as specific mutually agreed customer requirements.

Lynca Meats are committed to the establishment, implementation, maintenance, management and continuous improvement of a food safety system management that are based on Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s), Good Hygiene Practices (GHP’s), Standard Operating Procedures within the system.

Lynca Meats is committed to deliver affordable, quality meat products through a fully integrated value added chain of production and a controlled documented system. We have a long-standing commitment to supply products that are safe and consistently meet and/ or exceed our customer’s needs and expectations.

Regular reviews of the system will be conducted to ensure that there is an establishment of a framework for setting and reviewing the objectives of the FSMS. Continuous improvement of the FSMS will also be done in order to maintain the highest standard of quality and food safety. This will be obtained by control and management intake and receipt of raw-materials up to dispatch of final products to the respective clients. Products will be handled in such a manner as to ensure food safety at all times. All staff and management to comply with the hygiene code of conduct as communicated during induction training, and all visitors and contractors should adhere to the set hygiene requirements.

Lynca meats ensures that all employees undergo continuous training within all aspects of operations, including job specific duties and responsibilities and authorities for relevant roles are assigned, communicated and understood within the organization.

Lynca meats Top management shall assign the responsibility and authority for:

  1. ensuring that the FSMS conforms to the requirements of this document;
  2. reporting on the performance of the FSMS to top management;
  3. appointing the food safety team and the food safety team leader;
  4. designating persons with defined responsibility and authority to initiate and document action(s).


Lynca meats will also appoint a food safety team leader which shall be responsible for:

  1. ensuring the FSMS is established, implemented, maintained and updated;
  2. managing and organizing the work of the food safety team;
  3. ensuring relevant training and competencies for the food safety team;
  4. reporting to top management on the effectiveness and suitability of the FSMS.


Moreover, all persons shall have the responsibility to report problems with regards to the FSMS to identified persons.

Management is fully committed to providing the required resources to implement and maintain the FSMS as well as to provide external and internal communication to employees, stakeholders, consumers and customers, service providers, contractors, regulatory bodies and suppliers on issues affecting the FSMS.