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HACCP is a proactive process control system by which food quality is ensured. This system has been adopted by many countries around the world and is mandatory system in some countries, including the United States.
The HACCP process consists of:
We have a qualified staff of trained Quality Control Technicians to monitor and record various product and environmental conditions continuously throughout each production shift to ensure that every product we manufacture lives up to the high standards that we hold for our products.
If you’d like to receive an e-mailed copy of our HAACP program, please feel free to reach out to us here. Contact Us
Los Cabos Mexican Foods is a member of the American Commodity Distribution Association. We participate in the donated foods program, which comprises 15 to 20 percent of all food served on school lunch plates. The program is run through the USDA, Food and Nutrition Service (FNS). The program has two major goals, to help farmers meet their economic needs and serve the nutritional needs of students. Districts are assigned donated food entitlement dollars every year based Average Daily Participation (ADP) during the prior school year. Districts then in turn use their Entitlement dollars to purchase donated foods for the National School Lunch Program.
Nationally, farm surpluses of beans, grains, beef, poultry, cheese, all manner of fruits (fresh, frozen and canned), vegetables, and staples like peanut butter, cooking oils and even pasta sauce are all included in the program. Processed meats such as chicken fajita strips and turkey taco fillings are also included on the national donated foods master material list. Local districts select from shorter lists of donated foods available at the state level, based on preference surveys of local school food service directors.
Los Cabos is a donated foods processor of cheese. The donated foods are further processed into food products, such as:
USDA donated foods processing at Los Cabos Mexican Foods:
Will store up to 6 months worth of raw material providing it is all shipped back on the 7 month or sooner.
Will accept truck load diversions or can load split truck loads of donated foods between states.
Operates under HACCP (Hazard Analysis of Critical Control Points) approved by the United States Department of Agriculture.
Has invested heavily into state-of-the-art production equipment and software for inventory control. Real time inventories are available to all customers.
Is further processing donated foods for over 3,000 School Districts in the United States.
Currently has donated foods processing contracts in over 24 States.
For more information please call: 800-704-4661 or contact us for more information.
Trade References are available upon request.
Los Cabos Mexican Food Products are handmade fresh daily, using only 80% lean beef, pinto beans, cheeses and tortillas. Attractively wrapped in “easy open” packages for School Children of all ages.
MCI Foods is an expert in authentic Mexican food flavors and knows what children love. You can taste that expertise in every product we make. We use ingredients like 80% lean ground beef, NAE chicken, zesty cheddar, American and mozzarella cheese, and freshly baked whole grain tortillas. That’s why we’ve been a school favorite for over thirty years.
Our full line of CN-labeled Mexican entrees has options for every grade level, usage occasion and flavor preference. Choose from burritos, tacos, quesadillas and enchiladas as well as a full line of breakfast items including burritos, quesadillas and wraps. Our products are also available in bulk and individually wrapped (ovenable film) options too. Schools Products
Nationally MCI has established distribution in most states with the major broad line distributors. Our national broker network and regional sales management team is eager to support your needs.
M.C.I. Foods, Inc. Policy Statement on Gluten-Free items:
M.C.I. Foods, Inc. has several products we manufacture and sell that do not contain gluten in the ingredients. We take steps to ensure the ingredients used do not contain any gluten and the manufacturing processes avoid cross-contamination with gluten containing ingredients. However, we do not have a certified gluten-free program and the gluten-free products are processed on the same equipment in the same plant as products containing gluten. The products may also be processed in the same room at the same time as products containing gluten. In addition, some of the ingredients we use are not certified as gluten-free. There is always a possibility that the gluten-free products may contain trace amounts of gluten. We ask that you use your own discretion when consuming our products. Those with severe allergies to gluten should be aware of this policy statement.