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    Another very, very close race this month with MWidra prevailing by a single point.  MWidra has been a member of the IFSQN for less than a year, but in this short space of time she ha... more

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    Hallo again,   After a few days of thinking I think I have found something which could work. I'll start with the FDA's plan builder to have a solid starting point and an vulnerability assessem... more

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    Manufacturing Organic Products And SQF
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    That's a great point about the Chemical Control Program.    It will be interesting to see the "Organic" specific requirements from that CB and how they differ and/or are similar to SQF re... more

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    Metal Detectable Shoe Covers
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    No, they need to be detectable so when you drop one full of droppings into a tank with 16k lbs of chocolate you can fish it out with a magnet clip tried to a string and go about your business inste... more

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    To Enroll or Not to Enroll?
    MWidra - Today, 11:41 AM

    Hi MWidra,   I would strongly recommend that you engage AIB Food Safety Training on-site by AIB expert, or else try opt for FSSC 22000, which is GFSI accepted, and much more flexible to scor... 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

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    The SQF Advanced Practitioner course is a two-day program designed for the current SQF practitioner who is seeking further education on how to improve and maintain their company's SQF program. The... 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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    Implementing SQF Systems

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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 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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    This subject of validation and verification is right up there in the list of food safety areas which cause the most confusion among members and the variety and often conflicting definitions and requirements in food safety certification standards as to what should be validated, what should be verified and what should be done to meet the criteria for validation and verification only adds to the c... more

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