These PTFE solid rods are manufactured in the United States with virgin PTFE resins.  They meet USDA requirements for direct food contact according to 21 CFR 177.1550 for meat and poultry.  Testing to ASTM & AMS specifications is available on all products at an additional cost.  The only thing we can certify at no additional cost is the material being purchased is 100% virgin PTFE.  If you have special size requirements contact us @ 800-331-7724 for sizes not listed.