October 2023 Newsletter


Below is our newsletter for October 2023. If you have not yet had a consultation with one of our scientists to see if you are qualified for the R.A.W./C.L.E.A.N. Certification, please select a date and time that works best for you: Book consultation with a scientist.
Newsletter | October 2023



Client Spotlight

Foodnerd is dedicated to creating positively processed food with a purpose.

At Foodnerd, their mission is to make superfoods more accessible to everyone. That’s why Foodnerd uses RAW, SPROUTED, ORGANIC ingredients that are GMO-free and never pressurized or treated with chemicals or preservatives.

Delivering high-impact, nutrient dense foods can make a huge difference in how we feel. Foodnerd doesn’t take this responsibility lightly. Foodnerd works with leading food scientists as well as health and nutritional experts so that their products are backed by science. Food is not just a product, it’s a passion for Foodnerd!

Foodnerd is shaping the future of food by harnessing the power of positive processing and plant-based ingredients.

Foodnerd’s process allows them to maintain and/or increase the nutritional content found naturally in food – rather than degrade it. All while not sacrificing taste.

Featured Members


Statement From Our Executive Director

Hope you are doing well! The R.A.W./C.L.E.A.N. Food Certification is pioneering a Standard for the global clean food movement. The Certification represents a science-based, integrative methodology to capture the "farm to table" journey of food. This month we spotlight FOODNERD, an incredible company whose Alfalfa defines what the R.A.W./C.L.E.A.N. movement is all about.

Warmest regards,

Michelle Jeffalone
Executive Director


C.L.E.A.N./R.A.W. Certifications are holistic systems certifications for packaged food products and supplements, which integrate multiple aspects of the production process from ingredient selection to manufacturing to delivery – the entire supply chain.

They embrace and include other food certification requirements and principles like GMP, HACCP, FSMA, HARPC, USDA Organic, Non-GMO and more, and are applicable to a wide range of packaged food products and supplements, including snack bars, health drinks, fermented beverages, ready-to-eat foods, juices, oils, functional foods, and nutritional supplements.

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