SQF version 8 states that employees cannot wear watches and jewelry where product is exposed. (implying that those in the warehouse could wear jewelry)
But then a couple lines down in reference to visitors, it does not grant this, it simply states visitor cannot wear jewelry. (does not specify "around exposed product", making it a more definitive statement)
So I ask a visitor to remove all their jewelry just so they can walk into the warehouse and see employees with jewelry? What is everyone's understanding of these two items?
How do you address implementation of this in your facility?
11.3.4 Jewelry and Personal Effects 220.127.116.11 Jewelry and other loose objects shall not be worn or taken into a food handling or processing operation or any area where food is exposed. The wearing of plain bands with no stones and prescribed medical alert bracelets can be permitted, however the site will need to consider their customer requirements and the applicable food legislation.
18.104.22.168 All visitors shall be required to remove jewelry and other loose objects