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The next revision of ISO 22000 is due 2017

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    SQF Site Plan
    kwenzel - Yesterday, 09:54 PM

    Hello,   We are preparing for SQF certification.  In module 11, a "site plan" is referred to at several points.  My question is what all needs to be included in a site plan?   D... more

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    2.1.5 Customer Complaint
    ana_baron - Yesterday, 08:28 PM

    Hi everyone!   I have a quick question regarding to SQF section 2.1.5 Customer Complaint Program. What does the customer complaint cover? is it only food safety related when raw material or fi... more

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    Hi All   I would be interested to know your views on membership access to the file library.   - Should this be something you have to upgrade for or should it be free? - Would you be inter... more

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    How to justify potentially sensitive areas of your premises?
    carine - Yesterday, 07:33 AM

    hi all, in ISO/TS22002-1 Technical Specification Clause 18.2 Access Control said that Potentially sensitive areas within the establishment shall be identified and mapped.. Anybody knows how to just... more

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    Type of non conformities
    WyldIce - 38 minutes ago

    I'll admit the categories are a little ambiguous but the NC's were initiated on anything that could affect product or production, not just on food safety or quality issues. If we were to only focus... more

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    Type of non conformities
    mgourley - 54 minutes ago

    Wyldlce   Nice chart, But as Charles said, the list of NC's can be infinite. What exactly is a "production" non-conformance? What exactly is a "mechanical" or a "quality" non-conformance?... more

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    Qualifications required to become an auditor for HACCP, FSSC and ISO?
    FSSM - Yesterday, 11:02 PM

    dear all... i am new in this site ... i am a veterinary doctor working for 18 years in abattoirs and cattle markets and have level 4 haacp programs with merit degree. i am looking to inter the fi... more

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    Type of non conformities
    WyldIce - Yesterday, 10:17 PM

    I'm not sure if this is what you're looking for but we had this sort of categorising before. We had daily ops meetings so issues were always raised with the relevant department with 24 hours of bei... more

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    SQF Level 2 Certification
    ChocoTiger - Yesterday, 10:07 PM

    Dory1,   Feel free to ask any questions you may have.  If I can't answer them, I'm sure someone else can.   To quote Waterboy, "You can do it!"   ChocoTiger 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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