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  • GMP Inspection

    Yesterday, 11:19 PM

    Finding resistance in doing inspections. Wondering if this is the norm.Managers review my findings, and I find myself fighting with them on every topic. "This is getting done (f... more
  • Health claims

    Yesterday, 06:53 PM

    I am curious. In the USA are health claims regulated on food manufacturer websites like they are on food labels. Thanks. more
  • Environmental Sampling - Low Risk

    Yesterday, 04:06 PM

    Low risk, beef fabrication operation.  ATP swabbing at pre-op is performed.  In the past, air sampling using agar plates was performed annually (not sure this is benef... more
  • Chlorination System

    Yesterday, 03:40 PM

    Hi, I was just wondering if anyone had any links to a good Chlorination Sampling template. TIA Brian     more
  • ear muffs for noise control

    Yesterday, 02:45 PM

    I am considering noise control ear muffs for noisier areas instead of just ear plugs. As these would be reusable, would there be any extra concerns for them? It is a raw product... more
  • FSVP vs. SQF Supplier Approval Program

    Yesterday, 02:11 PM

    We have a Supplier Approval Process for every supplier our Company Purchases from regardless of Country of Origin. Can we state that our FSVP is covered by our SQF Supplier Appr... more
  • New Version of FSSC 22000 (4.1)

    Aug 10 2018 09:14 AM

    Hello,    I recommend you to download the FDA's Food Defense Plan Builder https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/fdplanbuilder/  I consider that  will h... more
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    GMP Inspection

    Yesterday, 11:19 PM

    Hi Sabear, As per Post 3, it sounds like you need some Management Review meetings. Share the Buck. How much leverage you have/can generate (if any) may depend on futur... more
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    Chlorination System

    Yesterday, 03:40 PM

    Hi, I was just wondering if anyone had any links to a good Chlorination Sampling template. TIA Brian Assuming there are no Regulatory requirements (???) the... more
  • GMP Inspection

    Yesterday, 11:19 PM

    Thank you both for responding. They are done weekly. I am the only person in quality/food safety, so the managers are from different departments. The most resistance I find ar... more
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    Heavy Metals Standard

    Aug 10 2018 02:58 AM

    "Although the FDA has set specific levels for arsenic, lead, cadmium, and mercury in a variety of foods, more generally, the FDA has—and uses—the authority to take action on a c... more

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  • When I first arrived at my current role, I had come from a 19-person QA department with at least one or two people dedicated each to a portion of our program. Now I was a one-man crew, but the SQF code hadn’t changed. I had to reexamine my interpretation of the code to focus on the basic requirements and how I would be able to meet them with whatever... more

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