NEWTON, IOWA - Maytag Dairy Farms has passed the independent Safe Quality Food Level 3 certification inspection audit, a certification that ensures the highest level of operation standards and systems throughout a facility in the food manufacturing sector. 

The independent SQF Certification demonstrates the artisan cheesemaker’s ongoing commitment to food safety and continued modernization of its business. The certification included extensive review and assessment across nearly every facet of the Newton facility.  

“Food safety is a top priority both for Maytag Dairy as well as many of our customers,” said Don Boelens, chief executive officer of Maytag. “This certification will help us continue to grow and partner with retailers and high-end purveyors nationwide.”