USDA inspected, following strict sanitation and food safety practices.
412 Meat Processing in Lexington, TN is a harvesting facility owned by Southern Natural Farms. The facility is USDA inspected, following strict sanitation and food safety practices. In addition to the USDA, our plant is also audited on an annual basis by Food Safety Net Services out of San Antonio, TX to confirm our food safety and humane handling practices. Southern Natural Farms’ control of this plant is essential to animal welfare and quality assurance of all products wearing our brand. We not only believe that treating our animals humanely is of the utmost importance from an ethical viewpoint, but also believe that mistreatment at any point in time negatively affects the quality of our meats. Our harvesting staff has a strong work ethic and dedication to animal welfare, consistently scoring very high on all third party food safety and humane handling audits. We limit our animals’ travel time to within the state of Tennessee to help relieve travel stress on all of our animals and assure that our customers are getting the freshest meats possible. Southern Natural Farm’s harvesting facility is truly best in class.