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#1 shyshadow48

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Posted 06 September 2017 - 05:42 PM

Hi All,

 

 

I recently had my level 2 certification (passed). We are a bakery company. My question is:

 

is there a mandatory section that mentions how our books need to be organized? if there is not, where can i find that in the sqf code? i am looking for that specific paragraph that mentions our books do not have to be organized in a way, but how the company thinks is fine.

 

any help is appreciated.

 


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#2 Marshenko

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Posted 06 September 2017 - 05:58 PM

If there's nothing that says there's an organizational method that is mandatory, then you can do it however you want, provided you can justify it.


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Posted 06 September 2017 - 08:29 PM

Hi All,

 

 

I recently had my level 2 certification (passed). We are a bakery company. My question is:

 

is there a mandatory section that mentions how our books need to be organized? if there is not, where can i find that in the sqf code? i am looking for that specific paragraph that mentions our books do not have to be organized in a way, but how the company thinks is fine.

 

any help is appreciated.

 

Hi shyshadow,

 

Not sure what you mean by "books" but one common approach to FS Standards is to generate a "Quality Manual" which documents how yr FS System covers the specific requirements of the Code and acts as a link to other "manuals". BRC specifically requires such a manual.

 

But i assume SQF has no such stated requirement otherwise you would presumably have encountered it already. :smile:


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#4 SQFconsultant

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Posted 07 September 2017 - 02:26 AM

While we provide our clients with their documentation in code tab format for the different modules that really is done more for the benefit of the Auditor however I know of no mandatory way it is to be set up.


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