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    Asbestos
    suzieq0112 - Today, 02:30 AM

    Hello All, I need some help. I have read the SQF Code thoroughly, but I can't find any reference to asbestos. My refrigerated storage facility is old, and there is asbestos in the walls. There is n... more

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    BRC Global Standard for Food Safety is out today
    xylough - Today, 01:14 AM

    Hi All,   BRC published their annual report on Food Safety - A Global View 2015   Link is below     http://brcglobalstan...GlobalView.aspx   Regards     more

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    HACCP Plan Certification
    calaggal - Yesterday, 06:10 PM

    Hey Y'all!   Happy Friday!! Got a quick question, I have a grower that wants to put in place a HACCP plan for a dry bean packing facility, currently the are not considered a Food Packing... more

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    Another Ice Cream Manufacturer with Listeria
    MWidra - Yesterday, 02:28 PM

    This is another ice cream manufacturer that is not sure of how the Listeria got into their plant.  It's a smaller company, too.  Maybe a common ingredient?   http://www.foodsafet...k... more

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    Allergen Storage in Produce Facility
    MRCRSHART - Yesterday, 11:27 AM

    Question about allergen storage in a produce facility...   can allergens be stored next one another? (i.e. a skid of eggs is stored next to a skid of onions)   further more, can i store a... more

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    It's Finally Friday!
    satyanarayana - Today, 06:37 AM

    Happy weekend to all..we have IPL cricket matches to enjoy this weekend more

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    Can anyone suggest a standard procedure for cleaning?
    satyanarayana - Today, 06:30 AM

    Dear tlee,welcome to the forum. Here my concern is about dry cleaning of silo and safety requirements to the manpower entering into. Regards more

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    HACCP Plan Certification
    xylough - Today, 12:02 AM

    Hi calaggal,   Some factors to consider:  if the dry bean packing facility is undergoing this HACCP plan audit and certification process at the behest of a customer/client, e.g., Costco,... more

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    No CCPs in a Haccp Plan - Can This Be Possible?
    Charles.C - Yesterday, 11:27 PM

    it is possible to have zero CCPS in a HACCP Plan.  It depends on the operational PRPs and the actual product.   Example: Depending on the factory and the process, a CSD line maynot have... more

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    3.6 Specifications
    Charles.C - Yesterday, 11:22 PM

    Dear Rewel,   Because you are a co-packer, I would not expect you to have specifications from the raw materials. If you buy your self bottles and lids, you should have these specifications.... more

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  • Introducing the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) standard
    by bacon - 21 October 2014 - 07:32 PM

    Personally I have not dealt directly with the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) standard but, as seafood commodities are over 90% of globally traded foodstuffs and BAP is GFSI benchmarked, I felt i... more

  • Compressed Air - How Clean is Yours?
    by Trace Analytics - 21 July 2014 - 09:32 AM

    Understanding compressed air contaminantsISO 8573-1 identifies the major contaminants of compressed air that can affect the quality in a manufacturing environment where products or machine operati... more

  • Cornerstone of HACCP
    by Simon - 16 June 2014 - 08:32 AM

    The HACCP Plan is a document which is based upon the principles of HACCP and which delineates the procedures to be followed. The HACCP System is the result of the implementation of the HACCP Plan... more

  • Food Safety Certification: A Necessary Investment
    by ggansner - 16 June 2014 - 08:33 AM

    Other issues driving U.S. retailers and manufacturers to focus more on food safety is the increasing complexity of the global supply chain and the large number of products that are sourced from hi... more

  • FSSC 22000 set to become the Global FSMS Standard
    by Tony-C - 16 June 2014 - 08:30 AM

    FSSC 22000 Accredited CertificationThe Foundation for Food Safety Certification announced late last year that accredited FS22000 certification will be allowed from January 1, 2011. All certificati... more

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    This course meets the training requirement for the SQF consultant and will provide the SQF practitioner with the knowledge to develop their in-house program. SQF consultants must also successfully... more

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    Occurs on: Jun 24 2015 12:00 AM

    This course meets the training requirement for the SQF consultant and will provide the SQF practitioner with the knowledge to develop their in-house program. SQF consultants must also successfully... more

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    Occurs on: Apr 29 2015 12:00 AM

    This 2 day course is designed to prepare an individual to meet the SQF Practitioner requirements by promoting an understanding of the SQF Code 7.2 Edition and providing a detailed knowledge base to... more

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    BRC Global Standard for Food Safety, Issue 7 - Third Party Auditor Training

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    This new course for auditors has been extended to allow time for the inclusion of the soft skills that auditors will be tested for by GSFI. It will provide an understanding of the standard in terms... more

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    Occurs on: Sep 21 2015 12:00 AM

    This new course for auditors has been extended to allow time for the inclusion of the soft skills that auditors will be tested for by GSFI. It will provide an understanding of the standard in terms... more

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    Tony-C - Mar 08 2015 03:38 PM

    I want to start this month's blog by telling you a short story about a Technical role I was approached about a few years back. The offer was quite tempting and it was a similar role to the one I was in so shouldn’t have been too challenging (I thought to myself). I asked for more details regarding the role and I received a detailed job description. As I read through the job description it conta... more

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