Jump to content

  • Quick Navigation
Photo
* * * * - 2 votes

How many Non-conformances did you get at your last audit?


  • You cannot start a new topic
  • Please log in to reply
147 replies to this topic

Poll: GFSI Audit Nonconformities (679 member(s) have cast votes)

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

  1. 0 (40 votes [5.89%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.89%

  2. 5 or less (382 votes [56.26%])

    Percentage of vote: 56.26%

  3. 6 to 10 (185 votes [27.25%])

    Percentage of vote: 27.25%

  4. More than 11 (72 votes [10.60%])

    Percentage of vote: 10.60%

Vote Guests cannot vote

#126 Hoosiersmoker

Hoosiersmoker

    Grade - SIFSQN

  • IFSQN Senior
  • 465 posts
  • 167 thanks
66
Excellent

  • United States
    United States

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 :)



#127 mpins

mpins

    Grade - Active

  • IFSQN Active
  • 14 posts
  • 0 thanks
2
Neutral

  • United States
    United States

Posted 07 January 2020 - 02:40 PM

Hoosiersmoker

 

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



#128 crudder6

crudder6

    Grade - Active

  • IFSQN Active
  • 8 posts
  • 2 thanks
0
Neutral

  • United States
    United States

Posted 07 January 2020 - 05:47 PM

Unannounced SQF 8 : 99, 1 minor.



#129 ISAB2020

ISAB2020

    Grade - Active

  • IFSQN Active
  • 1 posts
  • 0 thanks
0
Neutral

  • Italy
    Italy

Posted 27 January 2020 - 10:57 AM

BRC Issue 8 Food Safety

4 Minor NC's

AA

:clap:



#130 boohblake

boohblake

    Grade - Active

  • IFSQN Active
  • 23 posts
  • 6 thanks
2
Neutral

  • United States
    United States

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

WH12019

    Grade - Active

  • IFSQN Active
  • 7 posts
  • 1 thanks
0
Neutral

  • United Kingdom
    United Kingdom

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

cdgff

    Grade - Active

  • IFSQN Active
  • 5 posts
  • 0 thanks
0
Neutral

  • United States
    United States

Posted 17 February 2020 - 06:54 PM

SQF 8 4 minor NC's. 



#133 CMHeywood

CMHeywood

    Grade - SIFSQN

  • IFSQN Senior
  • 453 posts
  • 117 thanks
37
Excellent

  • United States
    United States
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Neenah, Wisconsin

Posted 19 February 2020 - 09:12 PM

SQF Edition 8.1 - 8 minor NC's



#134 WCOULOMBE

WCOULOMBE

    Grade - Active

  • IFSQN Active
  • 15 posts
  • 2 thanks
1
Neutral

  • United States
    United States

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

QM-OS

    Grade - MIFSQN

  • IFSQN Member
  • 103 posts
  • 40 thanks
15
Good

  • Sweden
    Sweden
  • Gender:Not Telling

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.



#136 mpins

mpins

    Grade - Active

  • IFSQN Active
  • 14 posts
  • 0 thanks
2
Neutral

  • United States
    United States

Posted 05 March 2020 - 01:25 PM

QM-OS

 

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



#137 kfaganjr

kfaganjr

    Grade - Active

  • IFSQN Active
  • 3 posts
  • 0 thanks
0
Neutral

  • United States
    United States

Posted 13 March 2020 - 05:11 PM

BRC V8 - AA - 3 Minors 

:happydance:



#138 SQFconsultant

SQFconsultant

    SQFconsultant

  • IFSQN Fellow
  • 3,310 posts
  • 843 thanks
712
Excellent

  • United States
    United States
  • Gender:Male
  • Interests:Truth is like a delicious slice of watermelon... you just want more and more!

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.


Kind regards,
Glenn Oster
 
GOC Group | +1.800.793.7042 | Serving the Food, Food Packaging & Food Storage Industries
SQF and Non-SQF Development, Implementation & Certification Consultants | China Alternate Sourcing Consultants
Internal Auditor Training | eConsultant Retainer | FoodSafeSQF | Pre-Lawsuit Covid-Recovery
Serving the new & beautiful Federal Republic of the United States of America & Alliance Countries

http://www.GlennOsterConsulting.com  


#139 lwambesom

lwambesom

    Grade - Active

  • IFSQN Active
  • 2 posts
  • 0 thanks
0
Neutral

  • South Africa
    South Africa

Posted 30 March 2020 - 06:13 AM

Hi all,

 

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

 

South Africa



#140 Mariam Y.

Mariam Y.

    Grade - AIFSQN

  • IFSQN Associate
  • 41 posts
  • 5 thanks
2
Neutral

  • Canada
    Canada
  • Gender:Female

Posted 31 March 2020 - 07:40 PM

BRC Issue 8 - AA rating - 4 minors



#141 epantoja895

epantoja895

    Grade - Active

  • IFSQN Associate
  • 4 posts
  • 0 thanks
1
Neutral

  • United States
    United States
  • Gender:Female
  • Location:Chicago Area

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



#142 Carmargab7

Carmargab7

    Grade - Active

  • IFSQN Active
  • 9 posts
  • 0 thanks
0
Neutral

  • United States
    United States

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

El Molino

    Grade - MIFSQN

  • IFSQN Member
  • 62 posts
  • 10 thanks
3
Neutral

  • Canada
    Canada

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

maylao123

    Grade - MIFSQN

  • IFSQN Member
  • 60 posts
  • 3 thanks
1
Neutral

  • Canada
    Canada

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

SQFconsultant

    SQFconsultant

  • IFSQN Fellow
  • 3,310 posts
  • 843 thanks
712
Excellent

  • United States
    United States
  • Gender:Male
  • Interests:Truth is like a delicious slice of watermelon... you just want more and more!

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!

 

 


Kind regards,
Glenn Oster
 
GOC Group | +1.800.793.7042 | Serving the Food, Food Packaging & Food Storage Industries
SQF and Non-SQF Development, Implementation & Certification Consultants | China Alternate Sourcing Consultants
Internal Auditor Training | eConsultant Retainer | FoodSafeSQF | Pre-Lawsuit Covid-Recovery
Serving the new & beautiful Federal Republic of the United States of America & Alliance Countries

http://www.GlennOsterConsulting.com  


#146 rhondak

rhondak

    Grade - Active

  • IFSQN Active
  • 7 posts
  • 0 thanks
0
Neutral

  • Canada
    Canada

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.



#147 Alexajohn

Alexajohn

    Grade - Active

  • IFSQN Active
  • 1 posts
  • 0 thanks
0
Neutral

  • United States
    United States

Posted 16 January 2021 - 09:35 AM

Is it  useful?



#148 Simon

Simon

    IFSQN...it's My Life

  • IFSQN Admin
  • 12,384 posts
  • 1305 thanks
641
Excellent

  • United Kingdom
    United Kingdom
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Manchester
  • Interests:Married to Michelle, Father of three boys (Oliver, Jacob and Louis). I enjoy cycling, walking and travelling, watching sport, especially football and Manchester United. Oh and I love food and beer and wine.

Posted 16 January 2021 - 09:53 AM

Is it useful?

Is what useful?

Sent from my SM-G973F using Tapatalk

hand-pointing-down.gif
 
Get FREE bitesize education with IFSQN webinar recordings.
 
Download this handy excel for desktop access to over 140 Food Safety Friday's webinar recordings.
https://www.ifsqn.com/fsf/Free%20Food%20Safety%20Videos.xlsx

 
Check out IFSQN’s extensive library of FREE food safety videos
https://www.ifsqn.com/food_safety_videos.html

 

recommend-us-on-facebook.png





0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users