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2.7.2 SQF 8.0 - Vulnerability Assessment


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#1 Sabear

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 09:57 PM

2.7.2 SQF 8.0

 

Reviewing our vulnerability assessment. My product is pretty low risk, but is often used as substitution for others (raw peanuts are often used as a substation of other nuts)

Since we are a smaller company, we compete with others by offering a lower price. 

Does this need be addressed in the vulnerability assessment? And if it does, how would I go about mitigating this risk.

 

Thank you so much.



#2 redfox

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 12:31 AM

Hello,

 

Since your product is at low risk and is used to substitute to other product, it seems it has no effect in your product. If you use a raw material other than peanuts on your product, and the raw material you substituted is lower grade nuts, that would result to fraudulent act.

 

 

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#3 SQFconsultant

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 01:41 PM

"we compete with others by offering a lower price. 

Does this need be addressed in the vulnerability assessment? And if it does, how would I go about mitigating this risk."

 

Your lower price to your customers does not warrent addressing in your assessment - if you purchase sub quality raw materials in order to offer customers a lower price that would be something that would be addressed in your assessment as the potential goes for issues go up in that situation.


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