Ensuring the safety of the food supply chain is a high priority here at Cash-Wa Distributing.

Our food safety program is integrated company wide. Heidi Wietjes, MS, RD, LMNT, LD is our food safety coordinator. She is a ServSafeInstructor through the National Restaurant Association. In addition, she is Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) certified by the International HACCP Alliance and has completed the Food Defense Coordinator class offered by the American Institute of Baking.

Cash-Wa Distributing has a Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) program in each warehouse.

Click her to view Cash-Wa’s HACCP Letter

Product Recalls

In the event of a product recall, Cash-Wa Distributing works with the product manufacturer and government agencies to remove the product from the market place. If you have purchased a product from Cash-Wa Distributing that has been recalled by the manufacturer, you will be contacted by Cash-Wa Distributing with recall details.


Current CWD recalls:

Click here for more information about FDA’s current recalls, market withdrawals, and safety alerts.

Click here for more information about USDA recalls and public health alerts that involve meat, poultry, and processed egg products.

AIB Certified

Cash-Wa Distributing’s warehouses are regularly inspected by the USDA, FDA, and state and local health inspectors. In addition, Cash-Wa Distributing consistently scores high on warehouse food safety audits conducted by the American Institute of Baking (AIB).

These audits review all areas of food safety including:

  • Methods & Personnel Practices
  • Facility Maintenance
  • Cleaning Practices
  • Pest Management
  • Overall Adequacy of the program including record keeping, policies & procedures, training, and self-inspections.

Click here to view the Aberdeen Warehouse AIB Certificate

Click here to view the Kearney AIB Certificate

ServSafe Training

Cash-Wa Distributing offers ServSafe training to customer groups requiring food safety certification. ServSafe is nationally recognized food safety training and certification offered by the National Restaurant Association.

Other Information

Food Safety and Avian Influenza Q&A

Need more Dietary Information?

Our Cash-Wa Dietary Department would be happy to answer any questions you may have.

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School Menu?

CWD has a variety of products & services to assist you in offering high quality menus that meet federal & state nutritional guidelines.

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Cash-Wa Design and Equipment Services

Our Design and Equipment Specialists will work with you or your Architect/Builder to make sure you get exactly the right design for your specific business needs.

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Need more Dietary Information?

Our Cash-Wa Dietary Department would be happy to answer any questions you may have.

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Recall: Frito Lay Jalapeno Chip

Frito Lay is recalling certain products due to the potential presence of Salmonella in the seasoning. This action is a direct result of the supplier’s recent recall of a seasoning blend which includes jalapeno powder that could contain Salmonella. No Salmonella was found in the seasoning supplied to Frito Lay, however they have decided to […]

Healthy Newsletter Update – Strawberries

According to USDA, US per capita strawberry consumption is 4.85 pounds. Over 94% of US households consume strawberries.

Healthy Newsletter Update – Strawberry Handling Tips

Strawberries are perishable and require careful handling. They should be kept cold (32 to 34°F). Typical shelf life is 5-7 days. After a few days in storage, strawberries will begin to lose color and flavor. Strawberries are highly sensitive to freezing.

We help our customers succeed.

Cash-Wa is the 18th largest Broadline Foodservice Distributor in the nation among over 1,500 peers. We are proud of that achievement and we believe it has been our service to the success of our customers which has brought us there.

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