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Poll: GFSI Audit Nonconformities (705 member(s) have cast votes)

How many NC’s did you get at your last audit?

  1. 0 (40 votes [5.67%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.67%

  2. 5 or less (403 votes [57.16%])

    Percentage of vote: 57.16%

  3. 6 to 10 (188 votes [26.67%])

    Percentage of vote: 26.67%

  4. More than 11 (74 votes [10.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 10.50%

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#126 Hoosiersmoker

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Posted 07 January 2020 - 02:24 PM

mpins: Do you have a sprinkler system? Sometimes the pipe joint coupling seals can expand and contract, depending on the season, and cause small, random leaks, speaking from experience :)



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Posted 07 January 2020 - 02:40 PM

Hoosiersmoker

 

Thank you, I will have to check out that as well.



#128 crudder6

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Posted 07 January 2020 - 05:47 PM

Unannounced SQF 8 : 99, 1 minor.



#129 ISAB2020

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Posted 27 January 2020 - 10:57 AM

BRC Issue 8 Food Safety

4 Minor NC's

AA

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#130 boohblake

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Posted 13 February 2020 - 09:07 PM

SQF edition 8.1- 2 minors: 

1. External Food Safety Audit for October was not on the file.

2.  Crisis Management Training incomplete for Upper Management.

 

Grade: 98%- Excellent


Edited by boohblake, 13 February 2020 - 09:07 PM.


#131 WH12019

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Posted 14 February 2020 - 12:59 PM

Our first BRC S&D 3 (storage only)

9 Minor NCFs resulting in an 'A' - I'll take that...Didn't even know what BRC was 6 months ago.


Edited by WH12019, 14 February 2020 - 01:00 PM.


#132 cdgff

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Posted 17 February 2020 - 06:54 PM

SQF 8 4 minor NC's. 



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Posted 19 February 2020 - 09:12 PM

SQF Edition 8.1 - 8 minor NC's



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Posted 26 February 2020 - 04:54 PM

This was our initial certification in May 2019.  I am more concerned about the upcoming audit.

 

SQF 8.0 

7 Minors

93

Good

 

2.1.3.4 Records of all management reviews and updates shall be maintained.

2.4 .3.7 Missing some inputs and outputs in process flow

2.4 .8.4 No written CAR for environmental positive

2.5.3.1 NO RCA for CAPA

2.5.4 .3 No Proficiency testing done

2.8.1.1 Allergen risk assessment not conducted in non processing areas

11.2.3.7  Drop ceiling not inspected by PCO

 

 



#135 QM-OS

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Posted 05 March 2020 - 06:55 AM

BRC Food v8, 4 minor NC's. First time we'll get AA (been A since the beginning 8 years ago)

 

No biggies but I feel those are the hardest to explain and perform root cause analysis on.



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Posted 05 March 2020 - 01:25 PM

QM-OS

 

I agree the small odd NC's are the hardest to perform root cause analysis.



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Posted 13 March 2020 - 05:11 PM

BRC V8 - AA - 3 Minors 

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#138 SQFconsultant

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Posted 23 March 2020 - 08:42 PM

We have a client that has been with us since the beginning of our consulting company with us on a retainer.  We feel as though we are very much a part of their operation.

 

For 9 years running we have not had 1 gig and two years ago we did have an auditor that indicate the ceiling had a black mold spot on it - however, I had the plant go up on a ladder and check it - it was not black mold but a dried residue mark from a recent contractor that was working on installing a new overhead light.  So we waited until the close out meeting and when he bought it up evidence was shown that it was not black mold -  minor won back!

 

All hats off to the facility and staff - they have a great team and that seriously work at making it 100% all the time - not an easy feat at all, we take no credit for this - it is all their's.


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#139 lwambesom

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Posted 30 March 2020 - 06:13 AM

Hi all,

 

I got 17 Minor NC for ISO 22000:2018 re-certification.

 

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#140 Mariam Y.

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Posted 31 March 2020 - 07:40 PM

BRC Issue 8 - AA rating - 4 minors



#141 epantoja895

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Posted 16 April 2020 - 09:57 PM

SQF Food Safety Audit Edition 8.0

Excellent/97

2.4.3.7 - Minor

11.5.4.3 - Minor

11.6.4.1 - Minor



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Posted 29 April 2020 - 04:28 PM

SQF Unnanounced--93

7 minors - GMP related and unable to show annual meetings from previous SQF P.   ughh

 

Second Audit, 1st as SQF Practitioner



#143 El Molino

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Posted 29 April 2020 - 07:21 PM

We went in early this year for our FSSC 22000:2018 audit - just as the pandemic was rising...thought we were ready but a few surprises - managed to attain 9 minor nNC's mostly regarding the clauses 4.1-4.3 and 6.1 - harsh for a small company without a separate quality management system. Seems too much emphasis on business management (ISO 9001) rather than focus on food safety - anyone else feel the pain?



#144 maylao123

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Posted 14 January 2021 - 06:17 PM

We just have had our SQF audit in Oct and got 11 minors. The audit was very down to details. The scheduled duration is 2 days, however, she spent about 3 days to complete the audit. I stayed up with her till midnight 12am at the last day, it was like a craziest audit ever. 



#145 SQFconsultant

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Posted 14 January 2021 - 06:45 PM

Very exciting to say that we ended up with 1 minor on an SQF audit and that was for a crack in the pavement.

 

Amazing how that crack popped open the night before the audit - oy vey!

 

 


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#146 rhondak

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Posted 15 January 2021 - 06:59 PM

We scored a 94% on our SQF audit that was done a month ago. This was my very first SQF audit! :smarty:

 

2.4.3.7 :The food safety team shall develop and document a flow diagram covering the scope of each food safety plan. The flow diagram shall include every step in the process, all raw material, packaging material, service inputs (e.g. water, steam, gasses as appropriate), scheduled process delays, and all process outputs including waste and rework. Each flow diagram shall be confirmed by the food safety team during all stages and hours of operation.

(we were missing a waste arrow)

 

2.7.2.3 :The food fraud vulnerability assessment and mitigation plan shall be reviewed and verified at least annually.

 

11.2.2.1 :Floors shall be constructed of smooth, dense impact resistant material that can be effectively graded, drained, impervious to liquid and easily cleaned.

 

11.2.11.5 :Calibration shall be performed according to regulatory requirements and/or to the equipment manufacturers recommended schedule.

( I am still sour about the calibration deduction, only because calibrations were done and recorded as per the policy, that was approved by the consultant the year prior. To have a person from a third party company come in to do the exact thing that I do, and charge and exorbitant amount of money to calibrate 2 scales is not worth it. But it is what it is.)

 

11.2.13.1 :The methods and responsibility for the cleaning of the food handling and processing equipment and environment, storage areas, staff amenities and toilet facilities shall be documented and implemented. Consideration shall be given to: i. What is to be cleaned; ii. How it is to be cleaned; iii. When it is to be cleaned; iv. Who is responsible for the cleaning; v. Methods used to confirm the correct concentrations of detergents and sanitizers, and vi. The responsibility and methods used to verify the effectiveness of the cleaning and sanitation program.

 

11.7.5.3 :All glass objects or similar material in food handling/contact zones shall be listed in a glass register including details of their location.



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Posted 16 February 2021 - 12:50 AM

1 from latest BRC Audit re: no risk assessment on radiological contamination



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Posted 16 February 2021 - 02:49 PM

Well done on your score!

 

11.2.11.5 :Calibration shall be performed according to regulatory requirements and/or to the equipment manufacturers recommended schedule.

( I am still sour about the calibration deduction, only because calibrations were done and recorded as per the policy, that was approved by the consultant the year prior. To have a person from a third party company come in to do the exact thing that I do, and charge and exorbitant amount of money to calibrate 2 scales is not worth it. But it is what it is.)

I'm fairly confident this is also a LEGISLATED requirement as per weights and measures Canada.  If your packaging for trade i.e. your selling your product, then you need to meet regulatory requirements.  Remember, the consultant was probably hired to help meet SQF------there is a whole other list of items your firm is responsible to meet outside of the SQF code

 

Accuracy: It's Your Responsibility

Measurement Canada, an agency of Industry Canada, ensures that goods and services are measured accurately by:

 

 

 


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#150 MDaleDDF

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Posted 16 February 2021 - 04:10 PM

FSSC 22K, 2 minors.   Paperwork stuff that was dug up from the days of writing, and he had to dig hard to find that.They don't leave without finding something!






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