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#1 SaltSafety

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Posted 27 January 2012 - 02:36 PM

Does anyone know if or when the BRC will publish an interpretation guideline for Issue 6?


Admin: BRC Global Standard for Food Safety - Interpretation Guideline: Issue 6


Edited by Simon, 29 June 2012 - 09:11 AM.
Added link to published guideline

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#2 Tony-C

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Posted 29 January 2012 - 07:33 AM

Does anyone know if or when the BRC will publish an interpretation guideline for Issue 6?


Hi there,

The guideline should be available from April 2012.

If you enter your e-mail address on the page here you will get notification when it is available.

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 11:14 AM

1 month after our audit :thumbdown:


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Posted 02 February 2012 - 06:42 AM

For those of you still awaiting the guideline; there's a good document on here which I suspect will form part of the guideline document:

http://www.brcglobal...s/Food/FAQ.aspx

That page itself isn't very informative but scroll down to where it says "For the full list of Frequently asked questions click here"

...at the bottom and click where it says "click here". It starts off with general questions but then there are some clause by clause specific things. A lot of useful stuff in there, some where I realised I was going too far; others where I realised I wasn't going far enough.


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Posted 02 February 2012 - 04:39 PM

Dear GMO,

Same document as this thread maybe -

http://www.ifsqn.com...dpost__p__51307

Maybe some people missed it first time round. :thumbup:

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 05:00 AM

Dear GMO,

Same document as this thread maybe -

http://www.ifsqn.com...dpost__p__51307

Maybe some people missed it first time round. :thumbup:

Rgds / Charles.C



Sorry. I'm not on here every minute of every day... If I missed it, maybe others did? Seeing as no-one else attached it to this thread and it contains several things which might be in the guidance document, I thought it might be helpful.

I guess I'll take my help elsewhere. FFS.
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Posted 03 February 2012 - 05:08 AM

Dear GMO,

I think you misinterpreted my post.

I meant other people.

Was a "thank-you", not a criticism. I am rarely negative to assistance (I hope) :smile: .

Rgds / Charles.C

PS - FFS is a new one.


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Posted 03 February 2012 - 05:09 AM

If it was a thank you, why the sarcasm???

Anyway.


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Posted 03 February 2012 - 05:13 AM

If it was a thank you, why the sarcasm???

Anyway.


If you are referring to the postscript, i have no idea what it means.

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Posted 08 February 2012 - 09:54 PM

Just had an update- BRC 6 Interpretation Guideline is due to publish 30th April.


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Posted 25 April 2012 - 10:39 AM

April 30th as per their site. It will be a big help as I am trying to implement it over 3 plants in 2 different countries.



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Posted 29 April 2012 - 11:43 AM

Just had an update- BRC 6 Interpretation Guideline is due to publish 30th April.


Not according to this http://www.tsoshop.c...35946&DI=633638

31st July 2012
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Posted 30 April 2012 - 08:17 AM

Have also noted 31st July on BRC website - don't know when this changed as was expecting the 30th April also.

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 10:21 AM

Let me see I have this correct:

You publish a standard in the middle of 2011 that will take effect for audits commencing in January 2012.
You publish an interpretation guide for the standard a full year after publishing the standard.

Wouldn't you think that you would know how to interpret the standard when the standard was published?

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 11:06 AM

Let me see I have this correct:

You publish a standard in the middle of 2011 that will take effect for audits commencing in January 2012.
You publish an interpretation guide for the standard a full year after publishing the standard.

Wouldn't you think that you would know how to interpret the standard when the standard was published?

Marshall



Welcome to the wonderful world of BRC.

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 11:08 AM

My thoughts exactly!
And there doesn't seem to be much offered in training on Issue 6 in my part of the country (NY).


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Posted 30 April 2012 - 04:25 PM

Let me see I have this correct:

You publish a standard in the middle of 2011 that will take effect for audits commencing in January 2012.
You publish an interpretation guide for the standard a full year after publishing the standard.

Wouldn't you think that you would know how to interpret the standard when the standard was published?

Marshall


Nice way of making some extra cash by charging for the guidance rather than supplying it with the standard. :angry:

And yes much too........ late

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Posted 01 May 2012 - 03:55 PM

Oh this is ridiculous. BRC pull your fingers out. Posted Image


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Posted 01 May 2012 - 04:07 PM

Dear Mr BRC. I was going to have my audit yesterday, I know I've been saying I would and I put it on my website but yesterday I decided I didn't really understand the standard so I'm changing the audit; I put it on my website and I plan to do it at the end of July instead.

(That might change though. I'd keep looking at my website just in case.)


Thought that would be ok. Posted Image


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Posted 01 May 2012 - 04:24 PM

Dear Mr BRC. I was going to have my audit yesterday, I know I've been saying I would and I put it on my website but yesterday I decided I didn't really understand the standard so I'm changing the audit; I put it on my website and I plan to do it at the end of July instead.

(That might change though. I'd keep looking at my website just in case.)


Thought that would be ok. Posted Image


Works for me!
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Posted 01 May 2012 - 04:58 PM

Dear Mr BRC. I was going to have my audit yesterday, I know I've been saying I would and I put it on my website but yesterday I decided I didn't really understand the standard so I'm changing the audit; I put it on my website and I plan to do it at the end of July instead.

(That might change though. I'd keep looking at my website just in case.)


Thought that would be ok. Posted Image


Posting to youself for the sake of posting?


I have looked at some of your earlier posts and I'm not impressed - though you seem to think this sort of thing is clever, I think you owe Charles an apology.

http://www.internets...-definition.asp

Along the lines of your of some of your other posts, but have a bit of respect, this is not a shop floor bod, it is someone who has over 4,000 posts.

Tony
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Posted 02 May 2012 - 11:41 AM

In ten years of being online this forum has become know for the courtesy and respect members extend to each other. This is rare and fantastic in the world of discussion forums and we can be proud of it. Let’s keep it that way please.

I would be grateful if further posts in this thread and all threads remain “on topic” and respectful.

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Posted 02 May 2012 - 12:10 PM

This is so confusing. I received an email from TSO Bookshop on Tuesday saying that the Interpretation Guide is now available, but when I go to the website to order it still says publication is July 30. I tried emailing them but got no reply. Does anyone know for sure if it's been published?


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Posted 02 May 2012 - 12:21 PM

Available to order on TSO but not published until 31st July 2012 (on the UK website)


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Posted 02 May 2012 - 12:23 PM

Available to order on TSO but not published until 31st July 2012 (on the UK website)


The point being, last week the website said it would be published on April 30th.

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