Our company is wanting to expand our production facility (we are an RTE spice and seasoning manufacturer). Currently, we have blending and pouching/packaging in the same production room. We are needing to move our blending production into a room of its own. Management is wanting to create a blending room in the warehouse, using one internal wall and three floor-to-ceiling vinyl walls. The issue we are currently discussing (and I'm hoping someone is able to provide some insight) is whether or not it would be acceptable to have a vinyl strip door from the new blending room into the warehouse.
We are currently SQF Level 2 certified and want to ensure that we are abiding by the code and not jeopardizing food safety.
My concern is with the following SQF element: