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  • Hello!

    36 minutes ago

    Just saying HI! I am new to the community and looking forward to connecting with FS Professionals and sharing resources. Best!Mare more
  • SQF, & - Statistical Process Control

    Today, 10:22 AM

    Hi, I am looking at SQF, & which is about statistical process control. Can anyone share anything on this please as we have to close out an audit. Wou... more
  • Handling of Potentially unsafe products Clause

    Today, 09:50 AM

    Hello brilliant minds, Please provide me clarity on this clause; Evaluation for releaseEach lot of product affected by the nonconformity shall only be released as safe... more
  • Hello

    Today, 03:44 AM

    Hi To all Members,I am Venice G., a graduate of BS Food Technology from Visayas State University. A food safety practitioner here in the Philippines. I joined the group as I wan... more
  • Sanitizer....contaminated?

    Today, 12:34 AM

    I would like your help with a situation. We were having some issue with the food contact surface swabs post sanitation, since we were getting high count (APC). After lookin... more
  • 3rd Party Audit Bodies for sister companies

    Yesterday, 10:53 PM

    Hello everyone, Can somebody recommend whether it is better for two sister companies to have the same 3rd party audit body or choose a different agency. We currently get SA... more
  • Sanitizer....contaminated?

    Today, 12:34 AM

    Hi Scampi,  I don't think so, only a couple of test were performed. But during the following investigation, we'll ask to test other containers from the same lot. ... more
  • Unclear on Vulnerability Assessment

    Jul 17 2018 10:01 AM

    Hello Rose,  Which vulnerability assessment are you most interested in Food fraud or Food Defense?I know that I am interested in the Food Fraud.  more
  • BRC Global standard implementation

    Jul 18 2018 03:34 PM

    I don't think the description "eccentric, bordering on lunatic" has ever been described as generous before But I understand what you're saying Charles and yes, the blunt reali... more
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    BRC Global standard implementation

    Jul 18 2018 03:34 PM

    I would be somewhat  less generous than the previous posts. IMO all of BRC/SQF/FSSC22000 Codes have serious (FS) quirks which for different reasons will probably never... more
  • Is this a High Risk Process?

    Aug 26 2016 11:55 AM

    This is all I could find Charles, but I will add it hasn't been updated since 2015.  I can't get my hands on it at the moment, but ground meat and luncheon meat are in thei... more

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FurFarmandFork's Blog

  • SQF has a lot of special definitions and language that can cause confusion for companies working to get newly certified. There are several mentions of “registers”, but the word register isn’t ever defined in the SQF glossary. The short answer is that a register is simply a list of all materials supporting that section of the code. But again, SQF leav... more

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