All methods are not equal, and companies must understand the testing methods used on a Certificate of Analysis.
Achieving complete traceability is a must to combating seafood fraud. How is industry getting there?
A renewed recognition of the importance of individual employee behavior within food processing and manufacturing organizations is shining a spotlight on awareness and accountability, but a standardized measure of food safety culture must be defined.
What’s the best way to collect supplier documentation? You might read that sentence and think there is no best way…and you would probably be correct. There really is no best way to gather documentation other than sending a representative out to a supplier’s facility for an audit and document gathering. But we simply don’t have enough personnel to go that route.
Whether it’s determining exactly which rules apply to you, migrating from HACCP to HARPC, or preparing for and dealing with increasing volumes of data and documents, here’s a list of the most critical FSMA challenges. Expert’s advice? Start preparing now for compliance.
FSQA enabling technologies can have a great impact on transforming and harmonizing food safety and quality assurance, mitigating risk and improving ability to meet operational KPIs, says SafetyChain Software’s Barbara Levin.
Scope J, Provision of Storage and Distribution Services, is the latest extension to the SQF scopes covered by the GFSI benchmarking requirements, and includes the management of safety schemes for storage facilities and the distribution vehicles for food and feed.
From the auditor’s point of view, what’s most important when it comes to auditing your food safety plans and programs? What do they consider best practices for passing audits? What are the biggest no-no’s leading to deductions? SCS Global’s Sr. Technical Director and Auditor Heena Patel answers.
Did FDA reinvent the wheel with FSMA, given GFSI? If you are GFSI certified, do you comply with all FSMA rules or what additional rules do you have to comply with? Will FDA accept GFSI certification in lieu of an inspection? Read for answers.
John Kukoly of BRC Global Standards will talk in an upcoming webinar about what’s new with the BRC standard, changes expected in 2015, how you will be affected by these changes, and how you can start preparing today for tomorrow’s BRC. Here’s a preview.