Good morning, all!
We are getting ready for our next SQF recertification audit and we have a bit of a quandry.
We have our main production facility that is completely food grade - that is not a problem.
Our question comes into play where we are using a section of our distribution center to produce non-food grade products. This section is closed off from the distribution center.
We produce food flavorings and extracts, as well as smoke juice for the e-cigarette industry and some other non-food grade products for the spirit (liquor) industry.
Is there anything that we need to do to ensure that this area is not an issue during our SQF re-audit? We have procedures in place, and are going to place sinage in the area stating it's non-food grade only.
I have heard of some plants only certifying a room or portion of their plant - I just need to now if there is more info out there on this subject? Or does anyone have any experience with this?
Any input would be greatly appreciated.