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Suren Cooke Agencies, a pioneer in the Pest Management Industry, with over two decades of trusted service in Sri Lanka, have been awarded the prestigious ISO Certifications in Food Safety Management and Quality Management Systems. SCA became the very first pest management company in Sri Lanka and an elite few around the world to obtain ISO 22000:2005 Certification for food safety as a service provider in the food supply chain.

These quality accolades were awarded, based on the evaluation of compliance against International Standard for Food Safety Management System and is an endorse4mVni'of Buren Cooke Agencies commitment and competence to deliver quality and food safety. These certifications were awarded DNV Business Assurance Lanka Ltd, a branch office of global certification provider DNVGL under accreditation of Raad voor Accreditatie ( RvA) of Netherlands.

DNVGL is a globally recognized certification body who adhere to strict conformity to the said accreditation standards. Taking this into consideration Suren Cooke Agencies partnered with them to obtain accredited certifications and input, to ensure that the certification obtained is of value to the company, customer and end user. ISO 9001:2008 delivers a quality management system where SCA will, Deliver its ability to consistently provide products and services that meets customer requirements within the framework of applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.

Tremendously enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of the system, including processes for continual improvement of the system and customer satisfaction.

ISO 22000:2005 is an internationally recognized standard to benchmark effective food safety management systems in controlling food related hazards, for any organization in the food suppy chain. The standard ensures .hat all food safety aspect of the food chain are considered to implement systems that consistently provide safe products.

Companies that operate in accordance with the standards and be assured that their pest management service carried out by Suren Cooke Agencies (Pvt) Ltd will conform to the set standards anc safe during application as Suren Cooke Agencies have developed a premium ISO 22000 and HACCP system for Pest Management Programmes which will help the customer be confident in the service obtained and thereby enjoy peace of mind.

Commenting on this historic achievement, Rajitha Cooke, Director, said we are extremely honoured to have been awarded these prestigious certifications and attributed its success to the commitment and dedication of tie staff and to the high quality of service.

Furthermore he stated that, SCA have invested in new technology and products which are globally accepted according to international guidelines and standards, these products include SureKill Glue Board Flying Insect Trap and Tamper proof Rodent bait static, Carbon dioxide fumigation and many more; each having a unique feature to ensure there will be no food hazard or contamination left.

During the certification award ceremony Business Development Manager of DNV Business Assurance congratulated the management and the team of Suren Cooke on this historic achievement for obtaining ISO 22000 as a service provider in food supply chain in Sri Lanka. Furthermore Suren Cooke Agencies could provide valuable inputs to business enterprises, in eliminating or controlling food safety hazards and in conducting their pest management audit activities in accordance to international standards, which will help ensure the customer successfully to prepare and achieve success in their audits in regard to the Pest Management Programme.

In all its activities, including Pest Management, fumigation of export cargo, termite control and airline and ship disinfection has demonstrated compliance with lhe standards for quality management systems and food safety management systems. The industry can feel confident of Suren Cooke Agencies credibility and quality.