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Does R&D need to report to QA Manager/ SQF Practitioner?


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#1 luisis

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Posted 02 December 2016 - 06:07 PM

Hello, 

 

I work for a Flavor Company that makes aseptic fruit bases for yogurts and Ice Cream. I would like to know if R&D has to report to SQF Practitioner? 



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Posted 02 December 2016 - 07:45 PM

R&D personnel does not need to report to the SQF Practitioner.  What is required to meet SQF standards is that you have a process for product development and realization, SQF 2.3.1.  Essentially, you need to have methods and records for the product development process.  



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Posted 03 December 2016 - 03:22 AM

While you are required to have a reporting structure their is no specific requirement as to whom R&D reports to.


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