I just want to know how others people deal with this point of Quality Code of SQF (184.108.40.206). We are from Canada (meat plan) and we have some suppliers from new zealand and USA. They are not certificat for quality code but they have BRC or SQF certificat.
If you have suggestion for close this NC for an audit ... I will be happy to read you.
(220.127.116.11 Raw materials, ingredients, packaging materials, and services that impact on finished product quality shall be supplied by an approved supplier. 18.104.22.168 Material suppliers shall be selected and approved based on their ability to supply materials that meet quality specifications. The evaluation program shall require suppliers to: i. Maintain controlled and current copies of specifications; ii. Have processes that are capable of consistently supplying materials that meet specification and other defined quality metrics (e.g. delivery. service, adherence to specifications, etc.); iii. Be certified to a second or third party quality management system; and iv. Have a complaints and corrective action process in place).