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The next revision of ISO 22000 is due 2017

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    Training in the Workplace to Engage and Empower Your Employees
    Simon - 23 May 2015 - 10:28 AM

    File Name: Training in the Workplace to Engage and Empower Your EmployeesFile Submitter: SimonFile Submitted: 23 May 2015File Category: Food Safety Fridays Presentation slides from the Food Safety... more

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    Training Policy and Requirements
    Dory1 - 22 May 2015 - 06:16 PM

    We just finished our desk audit and had a few minor non-conformities, one with regards to training. Auditor stated the Training policy does not fully describe the training that is required for all... more

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    HACCP including Prerequisite Programs Mandatory?
    qalearner - 22 May 2015 - 04:55 PM

    Hi All,    I have recently taken on the responsibility of updating a food safety program for a very small meat further processing facility. We are talking smoked deli meats, jerky, hot do... more

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    What are the requirements for having to register with the FDA?
    brianweber - 22 May 2015 - 04:19 PM

    What are the requirements for having to register with the FDA? We do not package food and we do not ship over seas. However we do make food grade packages. Composite paperboard containers. I have g... more

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    SQF 2.5.6iii - In-house heavy metal testing
    scottsc - 22 May 2015 - 04:03 PM

    Hello all,   Excellent site Simon...Many thanks!!   We are a nutritional supplement manufacturer with the majority of our business being Creatine. We are SQF level 2 certified. The questi... more

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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
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    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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    GFSI Chicken or BRC Egg…which came first? Tony-C's Blog

    Tony-C - May 05 2015 06:56 PM

    This month marks the 15th anniversary of the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) which was launched in May 2000.According to Wikipedia: “The Global Food Safety Initiative is a business driven initiative for the continuous improvement of food safety management systems to ensure confidence in the delivery of safe food to consumers worldwide. GFSI provides a platform for collaboration between som... more

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