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  • Vice President, SQFI Sales

     |  United States
    The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) is a dynamic national trade association, representing the supermarket industry on the cutting-edge of... more
  • Manager, SQFI Compliance

     |  United States
    We are seeking a Compliance Manager to work with our Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI). more
  • Introduction

    Today, 08:39 PM

    Hi all, My name is Ron Pribyl. QA manager at Minnesota Dehydrated Vegetables. I've been in food manufacturing quality in the US for over 30 years.  I find that we... more
  • Concerned: I microwaved potato wedges from room temperature?

    Today, 08:30 PM

    Hi everyone,  I have a question, I just came to the realisation of what I have done. This week in work has been stressful and so tiring that today on my day of I fell aslee... more
  • Botanicals as food ?

    Today, 07:52 PM

    Hi All,  If an alcoholic beverages manufacturer starts to sell, botanicals to other manufacturers, as ingredients to their alcoholic beverages (the seller repacks and... more
  • Specifications for Spices & Seasonings

    Today, 07:01 PM

    Hey everyone!  So I kind of need a little help in this matter as I haven't been in this position before. I need to establish specifications (micro, physical & chem... more
  • 2.3.4 Contract Manufacturers Definition

    Today, 06:37 PM

    Hi everyone, I have a question re: clause 2.4.8 Contract Manufacturers. We purchase finished goods from another company that packages it in cases with our branding on it. T... more
  • Supplier missing 3rd Party Audit information

    Today, 06:15 PM

    We have quite a few suppliers we use at my facility and most of them use a different set of standards other than SQF.  As such quite a few of our suppliers don't have 3rd p... more
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    First BRC audit

    Today, 01:51 PM

    You'll be fine.  I went from SQF to BRC and now back to SQF (!)Of course there are differences, but as long as you have that solid base, you'll handle it. Good job! I'... more
  • How would you evaluate your food defense plan?

    Feb 11 2018 10:10 AM

    FSSC 22000 CertifiedManufacture composite cans I just heard back from our external auditor about audit of the food defense plan.  When he was here he simply said there... more
  • First BRC audit

    Today, 01:51 PM

    Good job! I'm hoping I will be as lucky as you when I transition to BRC world from SQF planet. Cheers! more
  • 2.3.4 Contract Manufacturers Definition

    Today, 06:37 PM

    Imo this will fall under contract manufacturer as you are already purchasing finished products and not raw materials/packaging. more
  • Which HACCP Decision Tree to use?

    Apr 14 2019 02:14 PM

    thanks everyone for the help on this !  more

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Preventive Maintenance is a must to have Pre-Requisite Program if you want to be certified under a Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) standard. However, a Preventive Maintenace Program is much more than a requirement. Proper maintained equipment allows that the plant runs smoothly, which creates cost savings in the long run... more

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Taking Place: 24 May 2019 - 02:00 PM - 06:00 PM

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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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