Irrespective of what method you used to perform root cause analysis – the IT IS / IT IS NOT analysis, the 5 Whys analysis or the Fishbone analysis – it is critical to identify ALL possible causes by asking a LOT of questions, about your people, processes, raw materials, equipment, environment, and inspection systems, says Dr. Bob Strong , Senior Consultant at SAI Global Assurance Services.
The consequences of not taking pest management seriously can be devastating to a food manufacturing company – resulting in fines, production shutdowns and closures. Not to mention a tarnished reputation, shaken confidence and public scrutiny of the brand.
A strong internal audit program will help drive continuous improvement, promote a food safety culture within the organization, and help improve the external audit score.
This article describes eight traits to look for in a good Document Control System, and the overlying benefits that can be reaped from using Document Control to drive compliance in your processes.
Senior food safety consultant Dr. Bob Strong discusses the requirements of SQF and a roadmap for food packaging plants to get certified.
Dr. John Surak food safety trainer and Warren Hojnaki of SGS talk about trends they see in food safety training, areas of focus, how to keep training relevant and useful, and what they are expecting to see in the future.
Are you ready for audit? Gary Smith, Director of training and improvement solutions at SAI Global, talks about the top 10 GFSI non-conformances for SQF & BRC audits.