ISO Quality Standards and System Certifications
for Food Safety, Production and Environmental Respect
Osato Fermented Papaya Preparation (FPP®), marketed under the brand name Immun’Âge®, is made from non-genetically modified Carica papayas grown on our company contract farm in Hawaii. The department of agriculture of the State of Hawaii (Quality Assurance Division) has certified our Carica papayas as non-genetically modified organisms (non-GMO).
Immun’Âge® does not contain any additives or preservatives. It is produced solely with 100% natural ingredients at OSATO Laboratory Inc., our factory in Gifu, Japan, using a unique fermentation technology.
Immun’Âge® is recognized throughout the world for its quality-controlled production.
Immun’Âge® production follows strict international quality standards. It was granted the following certifications: ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 , ISO 22000:2005, and FSSC 2200. ISO stands for International Organization for Standardization.
Certification FSSC 22000:2011 FSSC 22000 is a Food Safety System Certification based on the internationally recognized standard ISO 22000. Developed by the European Union Foundation for Food Safety Systems, FSSC 22000 defines requirements for integrated processes that work together to control and minimize food safety hazards. It is recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). The FSSC 22000 management system approach to food safety integrates nicely with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 management systems.
JIA, one of the organizations officially recognized as an ISO management system registrar in Japan, has granted OSATO Laboratory Inc. with FSSC 22000 in 2011.
Certification ISO 22000:2005 The ISO 22000 international standard specifies the requirements for a food safety management system. OSATO laboratory Inc. follows these strict standards for food safety, carefully respecting all the procedures, including the purchase of fruit, ingredients, and materials, product manufacturing, and services, among others.
Certification ISO 9001:2008 ISO 9001:2008 refers to a quality management system. The mission of OSATO Laboratory Inc. is to manufacture Immun’Âge® (FPP®) to satisfy our customers with consistently high-quality products. We dedicate constant efforts to maintaining and improving Immun’Âge®quality. OSATO Laboratory Inc. staff conduct regular internal audits to ensure that the organization systematically applies the same procedures and always produces high-quality products.
Certification ISO 14001:2004 ISO 14001 is a standard for an environmental management system. It ensures that organization meet all legal obligations. And it allows them to identify and control their environmental impact. The fundamental principles of our environmental management focus on the prevention of climate change and the effective use of limited resources. Our goal is to reduce by 30% our electricity use by implementing measures that follow these principles. We are currently implementing sustainable waste measures in order to use limited resources efficiently and participate in conservation efforts.
The use of this strict quality standard management system guarantees Immun’Âge® high quality at all levels: food safety, manufacturing process, and natural environment.
Immun’Âge® enjoys an excellent international reputation, thanks to the clinical studies and tests conducted by physicians and scientists all over the world.