|Gluten Intolerance Group: Certified Gluten Free|
|Native American Natural Foods' Tanka Bars, Tanka Bites and Tanka Wild Sticks have been Certified Gluten Free by the Gluten Intolerance Group. Our manufacturing plants and processes have successfully passed the Gluten Intolerance Group's screening process.
The mission of the Gluten Intolerance Group of North America is to provide support to persons with gluten intolerances, including celiac disease, dermatitis herpetiformis, and other gluten sensitivities, in order to live healthy lives.
For more information: Gluten Intolerance Group
|2010 Editors' Choice Award|
|Backpacker magazine has honored Tanka Bar Spicy Pepper Blend with a 2010 Editors' Choice Award, the most prestigious award in the outdoor industry, given annually to products in recognition of outstanding innovation in design, materials and/or performance.
The Backpacker Editors' Choice Awards, bestowed annually since 1993, honor the products that Backpacker editors have chosen as the best of the year based on months of trail testing by teams of highly experienced hikers and climbers. With no set categories for the awards and no set number of recipients, the products and the testing process drive the award categories.
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|Green America's Green Business Network|
|Native American Natural Foods has been certified as a member of Green America's Green Business Network. We have successfully passed Green America's screening process, proving our commitment to people and the planet.
Green America's mission is to harness economic power -- the strength of consumers, businesses and the marketplace -- to create a socially just and environmentally sustainable society. The organization provide the economic strategies, resources and organizing power to make lasting, systemic change on a range of critical issues faced today, including renewable energy, fair trade, sweatshops and forest protection. More on Green Business Network
Our Green America certificate: Open PDF
|Minority Business Enterprise|
|Native American Natural Foods has been certified by the Midwest Minority Supplier Development Council as a bona fide Minority Business Enterprise as defined by the National Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. (NMSDC).
NAICS Code: 311612
Minority supplier certificate: Open PDF
|100% Wind Energy|
|Native American Natural Foods is proud that our product cartons are made using 100% wind energy.|
|USDA: Heart Healthy|
|*All Tanka products (with the exception of our 90g Tanka Dog) meet the USDA and Code of Federal Regulations requirements for a Heart Healthy claim. Buffalo with Heart logo is a service mark of Native American Natural Foods. More on buffalo as a Heart Healthy meat|
|USDA: Inspected and approved|
|All Tanka products are inspected and approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. All products carry the USDA's trangle logo which indicates inspected and approved bison products.
All food companies are required to comply with all Federal Food Safety Guidelines. While there is no FDA stamp of approval, any food product containing meat has to carry either a State or Federal stamp of approval with the facility number on it.
Because Tanka products contain meat, they are regulated under the USDA and each Tanka Bar Bite and Bar package includes the stamp of inspection on it. The white triangle is the USDA mark for bison.
More on USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service
|Intertribal Agriculture Council: Authentic Native Products|
|All Tanka products have been certified as authentically made/produced by American Indians by the Intertribal Agriculture Council, an organization that pursues and promotes the conservation, development and use of Native American agricultural resources for the betterment of our people. More on IAC
|Oglala Sioux Tribe and
Great Plains Tribal Chairman's Association
|Native American Natural Foods and its Tanka products have been endorsed by the Oglala Sioux Tribe and the Great Plains Tribal Chairman's Association.
Oglala Sioux Tribe endorsement: Open PDF
Great Plains Tribal Chairmen's Association endorsement: Open PDF